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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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America and Her Not So Invisible Wall

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden

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What the New EB-5 Changes Mean for Investors and Regional Centers

The EB-5 visa category was developed by the United States Congress in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors. The underlying policies

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U.S. Visas for Artists and Entertainers

The United States is the entertainment hub of the world. Americans spend more money on entertainment than they do on education, clothes, and retirement savings. Last year, Americans spent $43 billion

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