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The Return of Expedited H1-B Visa Applications

There is some good news to report for foreign high-tech workers seeking a visa: federal immigration authorities are once again fast processing some visa requests according to a recent Miami Herald article, H-1B applications to be precise. These applications come with a guaranteed decision within a fifteen day period in exchange for a processing fee…Continued

South Florida’s Immigrant Detainment Situation

  South Florida is once again gaining national attention, this time for allegedly detaining immigrants without having an arrest warrant. The detainment is to comply with the immigration policy instituted by the Trump Administration. A federal lawsuit has since been filed by The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), deeming it unconstitutional. The detainment involves an…Continued

New Rules for Visa Applicants Go into Effect Tomorrow

Tomorrow, a revised version of Donald Trump’s travel ban will go into effect after receiving strong criticism for the stringent criteria visa applicants must adhere to if they are coming from certain countries where Muslims are the majority. These countries are Yemen, Syria, Libya, Sudan, Iran, and Somalia. New visa applicants from the aforementioned countries…Continued

The Influx of Venezuelan Asylum Seekers

As the turmoil in Venezuela continues, the number of Venezuelans seeking asylum has skyrocketed, and most of them are seeking asylum right here in the United States. Last year, over 30,000 people sought asylum, an increase of more than fifty percent when compared to 2015. This surge is particularly interesting considering that Venezuela was once…Continued

Understanding the EB-5 Visa

The EB-5 visa is for immigrants and is based on employment. It allows foreign nationals to potentially qualify for green cards based on job creation and investment in the United States. The program was launched back in 1990 as a means of stimulating the economy via capital investment and employment creation by foreign investors. With…Continued

Learn More About the “Startup” Visa Rule

Unless the Trump administration decides otherwise, foreign entrepreneurs will soon have another method of fulfilling the American dream. The International Entrepreneur Rule allows these entrepreneurs a certain amount of time to remain within the United States to build a company they recently launched. The rule was approved towards the end of President Barack Obama’s time…Continued

Are You Familiar with the F4 Visa?

There is a multitude of reasons why people decide to immigrate, reuniting with family and financial reasons are just two of many examples. However, immigration laws vary based on cases and situations, most of which are regulated by visas. Today we’re taking a closer look at the Family Fourth Preference or “F4” Visa. An F4…Continued

What Can Affect Your E2 Visa Eligibility?

There are three requirements necessary to obtain an E2 visa, which is intended for treaty investors. To receive one, the investor must be an E2 treaty country national, must make a considerable investment, and he or she needs to develop a bona fide enterprise. If you’re an investor running a small business, fulfilling that third…Continued

Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders May Be in Trouble

Numerous people that are currently working legally in the country based on rules implemented during the Obama administration may find themselves out of work, whether they like it or not. The H-1B visa currently allows skilled workers to temporarily visit the United States. If they have applied for lawful permanent residence, their spouses are allowed…Continued

What to Know Before Applying for an Investor Visa

Are you considering an investor visa? You may want to hurry. Congress is currently evaluating the possibility of raising the minimum required to obtain a U.S. immigrant investor visa (EB-5) from its current price of $500,000 to $1.35 million. If you’re interested in such a visa, there are important things to know. For starters, there…Continued

Don’t Risk Losing Your Green Card

As a legal permanent resident of the United States, the time you decide to spend abroad could cause you to run into trouble if you decide to leave the country for more than six months or only stay for short periods of time. Although you may be doing something as innocent as visiting family, this…Continued

Tips for a Successful Green Card Interview

The green card allows an individual to obtain lawful permanent residence in the United States, but the majority of applicants will be required to attend an interview before receiving it. As you obviously want to present yourself in the best light and obtain the card, doing a little homework can help with the interview process.…Continued