ECA Rolls Out New J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program Website

Today, The State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) launched a new J-1 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...
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USCIS Improves Document Delivery Through Secure Mail Initiative

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) has fully implemented the Secure Mail Initiative (SMI), which uses U.S. Postal Service (USPS) Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation to deliver certain...
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Advisory for Nationals of Japan and Others Stranded by the Earthquakes and Tsunami

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 (USCIS) issued an advisory for Japanese and other foreign nationals from the Pacific stranded in the United States due to the earthquakes and tsunami...
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Employment Immigration: How Section 245(K) Can Help Even If You Violate Your Status

You are an employment-based immigration applicantPerson who wants something for him/herself and makes a request for it (asks for it). The request is usually in writing. who wants to get a “green cardA wallet-sized card showing that the person is a lawful permanent resident (immigrantan alien admitted to the United States as a lawful permanent resident. Permanent residents are also commonly...
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Auction to Benefit Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities

Are any of our readers Carolina Hurricanes fans? Do you want to own a pair of Eric Staal’s signed hockey skates? In conjunction with the Canadian Expat Network (www.canadianexpatnetwork.com), our law firm is auctioning off a pair of game-worn/signed hockey skates by Eric Staal, a star forward with the 2006 Stanley Cup winning Carolina Hurricanes.  These skates are from the Carolina...
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USCIS Changes Filing Location of Forms I-600 and I-600A

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 a new address for prospective adoptive parents to submit Form I 600, Petition to Classify OrphanThe Immigration and NationalityThe country of a...
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