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Regional Center Program Authorization Extended Through Dec. 21, 2018

As Congress continues working on updating the legislation, authorization for the Regional Center program that focuses on the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program has been extended through December 21, 2018. The

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USCIS Clarifies Policy for L-1 Visa Holders

The USCIS has recently clarified that L-1 employees must meet the one-year foreign work requirement to be eligible for consideration. To qualify for an L-1A or L-1B visa, an employee must have a sponsoring

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DHS Revised Definition of Employee-Employer Relationship Could be a Disaster for U.S. Healthcare and IT Industries

As attacks on the H-1B visa continue, the current administration is now looking to tighten its stronghold on tech companies by redefining the employer-employee relationship. However, the change may also

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Orwellian Hate Week: Living in Dystopia

Well it’s happened folks! America managed to top Orwell’s Hate Week. On Wednesday, a disaffected man with a history of violence randomly shot and killed two African-Americans at a Kentucky Kroger

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How Immigrants Elevate American Culture

To say that immigration is “good for America” should arouse patriotic fervor but it doesn’t. Why? To most, immigration is not about us. It’s about our intrepid immigrant grandparents and great-grandparents

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Unlawful Presence Policy to Affect Students on CPT and OPT Longer Than 12 Months

Transitioning from F-1 to H-1B is becoming increasingly complicated. International students seeking employment after graduation from a U.S. university increasingly experience difficulties as USCIS continues

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Trump Administration’s Plans to Revise the Definition of “specialty occupation” for H-1B visas

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is committed to enacting more regulation that limits H-1B visa qualifiers. As part of the proposed regulation titled “Strengthening the H-1B Nonimmigrant

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Trump’s Latest Immigration Target: Asylum Seekers

On November 9, 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued new procedural guidance essentially suspending entry for asylum seekers at the southern land border. Under the presidential directive,

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Under construction: The invisible wall against high-skill immigration

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) fall agenda proposes major changes to the H-1B visa program and seeks to redefine both ‘specialty occupation‘ and the ‘employee-employer

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How to Master the EB1 Visa Process

An EB1 visa category is a group of highly sought-after permanent residency green cards within the employment-based or “EB” visa category.  The number “1” denotes preference and is seen

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