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How the H-1B Process is Changing

November 22, 2022
While always in high demand, the H-1B visa program is also a constant topic in the political realm. As the campaigns change in the United States, so do the policies surrounding this non-immigrant work visa. Factors such as the pandemic, supply chain issues, and an increasingly volatile economic front have impacted US workers, employers, and foreign nationals wishing to be part of the economic landscape. This article discusses these changes and how they may affect your H-1B visa petition.

How to Request an H-1B Visa Extension

October 7, 2022
You must file an extension request when you already have the coveted H-1B visa and want to stay past the expiration. The initial validity period is usually three years, but you can stay up to six years and occasionally even longer.

What’s Going on with the H2B Visa Cap?

June 6, 2022
The H2-B visa program is subject to different rules for different classes of petitioners. Currently, the cap has not been met for petitioners from Central America whether they are returning workers or not.

Understanding Immigrant Mobility in 2022

June 3, 2022
Mobility in terms of overcoming obstacles and increasing incomes is an important subject when it comes to understanding U.S. immigration.

Immigrant Visa Backlog Report for May, 2022

May 25, 2022
The immigrant visa backlog report shows that in the month of May, the State Department scheduled less IV appointments than in March or April.

Filing Tips for your Green Card Medical Exam

May 16, 2022
Medical exams for green cards no longer need to conducted within a 60 day time frame of submitting your I-485 application. However, there is still a 2-year validity period associated with all immigrant medical exams.

Avoid These Errors when Submitting your I-765 Application

May 10, 2022
Ambiguities surrounding work permit application are always specific to the category of the immigrant or non-immigrant filing for working authorization. In addition, other issues like providing the right sized passport photos can affect processing times.

U.S. Cities that May be Difficult to Immigrate to in 2022

May 6, 2022
Some cities in the U.S. have a historical trend of hosting large immigrant communities. However, in 2022, moving to a new city might present risk factors based on several key issues.

USCIS Announces New Work Permit Extensions For Many Immigrant Groups

May 5, 2022
The USCIS has added additional days of work permit validity for eligible non-citizens in the U.S. seeking a renewal.

Not Getting Married on your K-1 Fiancé Visa

May 3, 2022
Although there are limited options for K-1 visa holders who decide to not get married in the U.S., there are also definite circumstances to avoid in this situation.
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