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What Should You Know About EB-5 Visa?

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Aug 2017

What Should You Know About EB-5 Visa?

Investment Visa EB-5 This program was created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate United States economy creating new job opportunities by foreign capital investment. It was enacted as a pilot in 1992 and has been reauthorized since then. Investors may qualify to EB-5 by investing in programs designed by USCIS centralized in creating job opportunities. If you want to know USCIS policy on EB-5 adjudications...


Can I apply for Asylum?

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Jul 2017

Can I apply for Asylum?

People all over the world arrive at the United Port of Entries across the United States Border seeking for asylum. Asylum seekers present themselves to the United State Custom Border Patrol (CBP) without any document issued by the Department of State Consular Division and request to be admitted based on “credible fear of persecution and unwillingness to return to their country of nationality”. United States...


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Jul 2017

USCIS to Naturalize 15,000 New Citizens

USCIS to Naturalize 15,000 New Citizens During Independence Day Holiday Citizenship candidates take the Oath at public parks and historic landmarks nationwide. Release Date: June 29, 2017 WASHINGTON— U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the 241st  anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, and our nation’s birthday, by welcoming nearly 15,000 new U.S. citizens during more than 65 Independence Day-themed naturalization ceremonies across the country...


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Jun 2017

Measures to Combat H-1B Visa Fraud

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced certain measures against H­-1B visa fraud. Startling warnings have been issued to companies that look to bring in foreign workers through the H-­1B visa program, one of the most prominent guest­worker programs. Such U.S. companies have been directed to first look for American workers to fill those vacant positions before they hire people from foreign countries. The...


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Jun 2017

Where to Send Form N-600?

Form N­-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship, is the USCIS form that must be filed by individuals who acquire or derive US citizenship from their parents and by the individuals who become US citizens by the action of law, to obtain US citizenship certificates. A variety of supporting documents must be submitted and copies of birth certificates, passports, naturalization certificates or citizenship certificates, of your...


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Jun 2017

Social Media Checks for US Visa Applicants

If you have plans to apply for a U.S. visa in the near future, get ready to provide information on your social media accounts. The Trump administration is taking all possible steps to tighten visa rules. Now, the administration has unveiled a questionnaire that asks visa applicants for information on their social media accounts. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved new measures...


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Jun 2017

Difference Between Visa Expiration Date and Authorized Period of Stay

A lot of people are unaware of the difference between the visa expiration date and the date of expiration of their authorized period of stay. To travel to the U.S. you must hold a passport and a valid U.S visa. You need to get the right type of visa based on the purpose of your trip to the U.S. With a visa, you can travel...


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Jun 2017

H-1B Visa, Things To Know

Employment­-based H­1-B visas are nonimmigrant visas that allow foreigners to work in the U.S. for up to six years. This program is meant for highly­-skilled foreign workers like engineers, scientists, computer programmers, etc. But U.S. companies are using this work visa program to bring in cheap labor, undercutting American workers. To put an end to the abuse of the H­1-B visa program, U.S. President Donald...


H-1B Cap Subject Petitions | USCIS

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May 2017

H-1B Cap Subject Petitions | USCIS

USCIS Completes Data Entry of Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B Cap Subject Petitions USCIS announced on May 3, 2017, that it has completed data entry of all fiscal year 2018 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in our computer-generated random process. USCIS will now begin returning all H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not selected. Due to the high volume of filings, USCIS is unable to provide a definite...


Know Your Rights as an Undocumented Immigrant

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Jan 2016

Know Your Rights as an Undocumented Immigrant

If you came to the country through the backdoor, meaning illegally, chances are you are on the list of the Department of Homeland Security’s order of deportation. And while many have already been arrested, detained, and deported back to their countries of origin, you do not have to fear because there are immigration lawyers who can help you understand your rights. Yes, even if you...



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