December 2011 Visa Bulletin

U.S. Department of State released the December 2011 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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USCIS Reaches H-1B Cap

U.S. 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 Services (USCIS) announced  that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 for fiscal yearCurrently, the twelve-month period...
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Tip of the Day: I-140 Premium Processing

Q: Are there any reasons why my I-140 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 state. Act (INAThe Act (INA), which, along...
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H-1B Cap To Be Reached Soon

The U.S. 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 (USCIS) updated its Fiscal YearCurrently, the twelve-month period beginning October 1 and ending September 30. Historically, until 1831 and from 1843-49, the...
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Temporary Protected Status Extended for Nicaraguans

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has extended Temporary Protected StatusEstablishes a legislative basis for allowing a group of persons temporary refuge in the United States. Under a provision of the Immigration Act of 1990, the Attorney General may designate nationals of a foreign state to be eligible for TPSEstablishes a legislative basis for allowing a group of persons temporary...
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