Monthly Determination of Employment Preference Cut-Off Dates

Did you ever wonder how 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 of Homeland Security (DHSThe...
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President Obama’s Proposals to Fix Our Immigration System

Today, President Obama released a fact sheet that includes proposals he believes should be included in commonsense immigration reform.  This comes on the heels of an immigration reform plan agreed to by a bi-partisan group of Senators yesterday. Could immigration reform really happen this time around?  We’ll have to wait and see, but it’s encouraging to see our politicians finally making...
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Immigration Newsletter – January 2013

Our law firm just released our first immigration newsletter of 2013! The topics covered include: FY2014 H-1B Filings to Begin April 1, 2003 Work Authorization for H-4 Dependents? USCIS Releases FAQ – How to Apply for the I-601A Provisional Waiver DOS Releases February 2013 Visavisa allows the bearer to apply for entry to the U.S. in a certain classification (e.g. student (F), visitor...
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February 2013 Visa Bulletin

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released its February  2013 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....
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USCIS Unable to Resume Adoption Processing from Fiji

On August 1, 2012, Fiji joined the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry AdoptionThe 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 provides a definition of an orphanThe Immigration and NationalityThe country of a person’s...
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