Category Archives for Voice of Immigration

Will Trump’s Increased Wages and Restrictions on H-1B Visas Hold Up In Court?

Following President Trump’s recent proclamation, the Department of Labor and the Department of Homeland Security issued sweeping regulations on the definition and requirements for “specialty

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Trump Sends Tech Jobs Overseas Under New H-1B Rule

On Oct. 8th, the Trump administration announced two new rules that stifle U.S. companies’ ability to hire qualified H-1B visa holders. The Interim Final Rules were issued without any notice

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BREAKING: Trump restricts H-1B Visas… AGAIN! (October 6, 2020)

The Trump Administration released an interim final rule further restricting H1B regulations on October 6, 2020. The updated regulations redefine Specialty Occupation, limit validity of H1B Visas to

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USCIS Premium Processing Expanded & Cost Increased

Congress passes Bill adding new USCIS Premium Processing categories. In good news for those who need their cases decided more quickly, Congress added a number of new Premium Processing options for those

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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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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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Trump Issues Executive Order Suspending H-1B, H-2B, L-1, L-2, and J Visas

On Monday, June 22, 2020, President Trump issued a “Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak.” The proclamation will

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BREAKING: Trump Immigration, Which US Non-Immigrant Visas Will Be Banned?

Trump Immigration Breaking News: On Friday June 05, 2020, the Whitehouse, Department of Labor and Department of Homeland Security met and, some believe, have reached an agreement on changes that would

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Cutting Through the H-1B Bureaucratic Red Tape

Since Indian “techies” are the primary recipients of H-1B visas, IT companies are being disproportionally affected by the ongoing changes to the H-1B filing process.  Watch or listen to

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