Public Charge Implementation | Immigration Policy

How Public Charge Policy Affects Immigration | Ask Garry

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, has recently implemented changes relating to the public charge rule that impact immigration cases (particularly anyone seeking admission) in the United States. This guide explains the new public charge rule, as well as how it may impact your case and whether you can provide documentation to help show…

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Common Immigration Lawyer Fees Explained

Common Immigration Lawyer Fees Explained

Finding an experienced immigration lawyer is essential to achieving peace of mind and understanding your rights while you and your family reside in the United States. Professional, dedicated immigration lawyers work diligently to stay on top of all new immigration legislation that can impact the status of their clients. However, legal protection is not free. As with any…

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Applying for the H-1B Visa - Davis & Associates

Applying for the H-1B Visa

If you’re like many people, you’re interested in the H-1B visa – a nonimmigrant visa that lets people work in specialty occupations or perform services of exceptional merit and ability to the U.S. Department of Defense. This guide explains applying for the H-1B visa, the electronic registration process, and everything else you need to know…

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USCIS Filing Fees

Current USCIS Application Fees

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services periodically adjusts its application fees. Often, fee changes take place at the beginning of the next fiscal year, which begins in October. However, that’s not always the case. Because these fees are subject to change, it’s best to check with the USCIS website to determine the current filing…

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DACA

DACA in Jeopardy Again

After 9 years of having the DACA program in place, a federal judge has chosen now as the right time to determine that when it was put in place 2 presidents ago, the rules were not properly followed in starting the program. Frankly, it’s inexplicable. If this were an issue, it should have come up…

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What is Consular Processing?

If you are not currently in the United States and, therefore, not qualified to apply for an adjustment of status, an immigrant visa application presented to the U.S. consulate in your location is the best course of action. An approved visa petition with a current priority date is needed to start the process. What is…

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H1b Sponsorship - Davis & Associates - Immigration Law Firm

How to Find H-1B Sponsorship by Companies in America

If companies are not finding individuals with the specific skills and knowledge needed, looking beyond the United States borders is a viable approach. To hire a foreign employee, employers must apply for an H-1B sponsorship. Many U.S.-based companies have had difficulty filling their staff with qualified U.S. citizens and need to look elsewhere to fill some…

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DACA USA Economy

The Economic Benefits of the DACA Program

Created in 2012, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program benefits hundreds of thousands of youths in America. Often referred to as “Dreamers,” potential beneficiaries must meet and continue to adhere to strict standards and requirements. Membership in the program is not permanent and must be renewed every two years. Additionally, the government can revoke…

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