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Breaking News: Trump Travel Ban, H-1B Rules & Fingerprints on Visas

These are three important changes in Immigration this week. Check the video for details (7 mins 45 secs). Trump Travel Ban Changes First, the requirement to enter the United States through

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Is Trump’s Proclamation Precluding H-1B, L-1 and Other Visas Lawful?

There is a Federal Court case in Oakland CA that heard arguments on this uestion. On September 11, Judge Jeffrey White heard oral argument for preliminary injunction in the case of National Association

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Trump to Further Restrict H-1B and Other Non-Immigrant Visas in NEW Proclamation

Trump is poised to further restrict H-1B visas As we reported in our release “Trump’s Immigration Plan for 2020” on May 20, President Trump requested a report from three agencies about

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Trump’s Travel and Visa Bans: 7 Tips to Get A National Interest Exemption

OnlineVisas’ CEO and Immigration Attorney, Jon Velie, answers the 7 top questions around how to get around President Trump’s recent travel & visa bans via a “national interest exemption”

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TECH INDUSTRY: 5 Tips On Winning O-1 Visa or EB-1 Green Card

One of the most common questions immigration attorneys hear is, “Do I qualify for an extraordinary ability O-1 visa or EB-1 green card?” OnlineVisas’ CEO and Lead Attorney Jon Velie

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H-1B and L-1 Visa Restrictions Relaxed: Exceptions to the Travel Ban

On August 12, 2020, the Department of State updated guidance for admitting H-1B or L-1 visa holders into the U.S. after President Trump’s travel ban. H-1B and L-1 visas can now be issued to employees

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How To Get Into The United States on B-1/B-2 Visitors Visa During The Pandemic and Trump Presidency

After the news that U.S. consulates are going to start reopening around the world, getting a B-1 or B-2 visitor’s visa to the United States is still proving problematic. Jon Velie brings you

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Which U.S. Consulates Are Now Open?

Many people have been in touch with OnlineVisas to ask “Which U.S. consulates are now open?”, “When will U.S. consulates reopen?” or “Do you know the opening dates for

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H-1B Ban: How to WIN an H-1B Visa After the Trump Immigration Ban

OnlineVisas CEO and Lead Attorney of Velie Law Firm, Jon Velie, summarizes the six major changes in U.S. immigration that have occurred so far in 2020, and reveals the multiple ways it is still possible

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Trump Immigration Ban: Your Questions Answered on H-1B, L-1, J-1 Visa Bans

How will the recent Trump immigration ban affect you? OnlineVisas’ CEO Jon Velie answers your questions around the President’s recent Executive Order of June 22, 2020 temporarily banning

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