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What to Expect This H-1B Filing Season

The start date for filing H-1B petitions for the fiscal year 2019 is fast approaching. With the continued efforts of the current administration to tighten the reins on high skilled-immigration, many are

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The Protect and Grow American Jobs Act is a Misnomer

The Protect and Grow American Jobs Act is a Misnomer. It will Cost Americans’ Jobs and Chill the U.S. Economy The Protect and Grow American Jobs Act has emerged from the House Judiciary Committee

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Proposed Change to H-1B Rule Would Deport Thousands of Tech Workers

The White House is currently considering a rule change the H-1B visa program which would result in the large-scale deportation of H-1B beneficiaries. The rule change was enclosed a Department of Homeland

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New Bill to Clamp Down on Indian Tech Firms’ H-1B Usage

In a rare bipartisan decision on immigration, the Congressional House Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved legislation to make it increasingly challenging for Indian outsourcing companies to hire

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The New Startup Act and Immigrant Entrepreneurship

According to Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS), “New business formation and the rate of entrepreneurship have reached historic lows.” The U.S. lags behind other countries in entrepreneurship and is losing

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Visa Alternatives for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

According to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, immigrants are almost twice as likely as native-born individuals to become entrepreneurs. A 2016 study from the National Foundation for American Policy

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USCIS Changes Policy on the Adjudication of Petitions for Extension of Nonimmigrant Status

On October 23, 2017, USCIS released a policy memo updating the guidelines for adjudicating the extension of nonimmigrant visas. The memo rescinded a previous 2004 memo entitled, “The Significance of

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China’s Special Economic Zones attract Foreign Investors

How China’s Special Economic Zones contributed 30 Million Jobs , 22% of its GDP and enticed 45% of its foreign investment China has long been an appealing locality for corporations to relocate to. In

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Cyprus Citizenship By Investment: The Fastest Way to A European Passport

If you are interested in obtaining EU citizenship, one country with an enticing citizenship by investment program is Cyprus. Cyprus, the third largest island in the Mediterranean, took the international

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Brexit and What It Means for American Companies

On June 23, 2016 Britain voted to exit the EU, marking a historic and a changing pivot for the entire world. Here, on the other side of the Atlantic, Brexit has potential effects on the US economy. Brexit

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