Jon Velie, Author at OnlineVisas

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Upload Your H1B Denials and RFEs and See if We Can Do Better

The number of approvals for H-1B visa petitions has plummeted in recent years, and is setting out to reverse the trend. We want to show companies our approach upfront. In addition

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Top 9 U.S. Immigration Trends to Watch in 2020

The Trump administration is most likely to continue eroding the foundation of immigration that America was built on as more restrictive policies are introduced and existing ones locked in. Below are

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Pre-registration Process and Selection Order Reversal for H-1B Petitions

USCIS announced that it has successfully completed pilot testing for the new digital pre-registration process that will be used for the next H-1B lottery. The digital pre-registration is part of a broader

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4 Simple Reasons for Choosing OnlineVisas for your H1B Needs

When a company is hiring an attorney, they are typically meeting prospects in person. So how do you hire an attorney, especially if they are not right in front of you? We have clients all over the country

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H-1B Denials Hit All-Time High

It is no secret that the current administration frequently bypasses Congress and issues policy changes to curb legal immigration. According to the latest data from USCIS, H-1B visas are being denied

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American Job Loss and H-1B Visas

The H-1B is a merit-based visa that has been at the forefront of the immigration battle. Essentially, the H-1B is the white-collar visa, meaning it is for specialty occupations that require a specific

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Public Charge Rule Expected to Go in Effect October 15 Temporarily Blocked

On October 11, 2019, a federal judge in New York issued an injunction blocking the amended Public Charge rule. USCIS and DHS published the final rule on August 14, making many applicants inadmissible

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The Trump Administration’s H1-B Denial Tactics

To date, the Trump administration has taken no positive action toward the H-1B visa program. USCIS continues to view highly skilled foreign-born workers as threats instead of assets to the U.S. workforce. Operational

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Dealing with ICE and Worksite Raids

Simply operating a company in America today comes with the risk of being targeted for an immigration raid. Often, employers hire unauthorized people without any knowledge of an employee’s actual

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Developing a Business Immigration Plan

How businesses approach legal immigration can determine whether or not they are able to hire key people to fill vital roles. Business plans for immigration can be immensely beneficial. Some questions

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