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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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Visas and Path to U.S. Citizenship for Tech Workers

The tech industry in the United States plays a critical role in determining economic growth. At the same time, the current unemployment rate in the U.S. is 3.7%. As the tech industry continues to sprawl

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Athletes and Sports: A Compelling Case for Immigration

The United States is home to many popular and emerging sports. The United States has the top professional leagues in the Big Four and is the place where many Olympians train. There are top-notch ski

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Immigration Makes America Great Again. And Again…

Most Americans agree that one of the major benefits of immigration is the rich assortment of cuisine that is available in almost any U.S. city. But food aside, YouGov poll revealed that most Americans

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Immigration Show: John Lennon’s Immigration Case for DREAMers

In this episode, Jon Velie and Dave Kelso examine Lennon’s immigration battle and the court ruling that eventually led the Obama administration to release DACA as an executive order. Watch or listen

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How Melania Trump became a U.S. Citizen

Would Melania be able to enter the country under a new merit-based immigration system and how exactly would she meet the criteria for the EB1 visa?

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U.S. House of Representatives Clears Three Major Immigration Bills

The House Judiciary Committee cleared three critical bills that went seemingly unnoticed as tension in Washington D.C. mounts. The DREAM Act (Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors) and

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H-4 EAD Work Ban Expected This Month

The highly contested H-4 EAD work ban affecting the spouses of H-1B visa holders is set to be published this month. An estimated 100,000 immigrants will no longer be authorized to work in the United

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Ken Cuccinelli: A Disaster for USCIS and Immigration Law in the U.S.?

To ensure the President cannot appoint anyone he likes, the Director of USCIS has to be confirmed by the Senate. However, Trump could forgo a formal Senate process and have Ken Cuccinelli fill other

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