Free Webinar April 14: A Guide To Sponsoring Your Spouse or Fiancee

Register Now by clicking HERE Have you just gotten married or engaged to an immigrantan alien admitted to the United States as a lawful permanent resident. Permanent residents are also commonly referred to as immigrants; however, the Immigration and NationalityThe country of a person’s citizenship or country in which the person is deemed a nationalA person owing permanent allegiance to a...
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CSC Practice Pointer on I-129 Work Locations

The California Service Center (CSC) recently provided a pointer on how employers and attorneys should complete the section of Form I-129 that asks for the number of employees.  While the I-129 form only asks for the full number of employees at the company in Part 12, CSC recommends that you list the number of employees on-site versus off-site as separate figures.  For example, the section could...
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VSC Updates Filing Location for H-1B Cap Cases

The Vermont Service Center (VSC) had advised that new H-1B applications that are subject to the H-1B cap should be filed at the following addresses: H-1B Regular Cap USCIS VSC Attn: H-1B Cap 4 Lemnah Drive St. Albans, VT 05479-0001 H-1B U.S. Master’s Exemption Cases USCIS VSC Attn: H-1B U.S. Masters Cap 4 Lemnah Drive St. Albans, VT 05479-0001 The VSC filing addresses for all other H-1B...
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Sen. Schumer and Graham Outline Immigration Reform Plan

In today’s Washington PostAmerican Embassy, consulate or other diplomatic mission abroad. Not all American embassies, consulates and missions are visa-issuing posts., Senators Chuck Schumer and Lindsey Graham finally outline their proposal for immigration reform.  As the saying goes, the devil is in the details, and this broad outline is short on details.  But it does outline the overall...
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DOS Releases April 2010 Visa Bulletin

The U.S. Department of State released its April 2010 Visavisa allows the bearer to apply for entry to the U.S. in a certain classification (e.g. student (F), visitor (B), temporary worker (H)). A visa does not grant the bearer the right to enter the United States. The Department of State (DOS) is responsible for visa adjudication at U.S. Embassies and Consulates outside of the U.S. The Department...
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