DOS Amends Fees for Consular Services

The Department of State (DOS) issued an interim rule amending the Schedule of Fees for Consular Services for nonimmigrantAn alien who seeks temporary entry to the United States for a specific purpose. The alien must have a permanent residence abroad (for most classes of admission) and qualify for the nonimmigrant classification sought. The nonimmigrant classifications include: foreign government...
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H-1B Cap Update – May 14, 2010

The United States CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Service updated its H-1B cap count on May 14, 2010.  Here are the numbers: Regular H-1B Cap:  18,000 U.S. Masters H-1B Cap: 8,100 This represents slight...
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Fact Sheet: Naturalization Process for the Military

USCIS issued a helpful fact sheet for members of the U.S.  Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and certain components of the NationalA person owing permanent allegiance to a state Guard who qualify for U.S. naturalizationThe conferring, by any means, of citizenship upon a person after birth..  To read the entire fact sheet, click here.  We have highlighted relevant parts of the...
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DOS Releases June 2010 Visa Bulletin

The U.S. Department of State released its June 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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U.S. Permanent Resident Card Goes Green!

The title is not a spoof from The Onion.  The U.S. permanent residentAny person not a citizen of the United States who is residing in the U.S. under legally recognized and lawfully recorded permanent residence as 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...
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