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How AI is Revolutionizing the Immigration System

October 26, 2023
Artificial intelligence (AI) is at the forefront of nearly every global industry. Some businesses use it to streamline their practices, making them more efficient and saving money. Others see the potential of AI as a way to shift their goals and blaze new paths. In the world of immigration, technology has begun revolutionizing the system, changing regulations, easing restrictions, and speeding up a notoriously lengthy process. What’s new on the horizon with AI and immigration? Read on to find out.

Is the DACA Program Illegal? How Your Children Could Be Affected if You're on an H-1B

September 25, 2023
Nearly everyone you talk to will agree that it’s the job of adults to protect children, especially when they can’t speak up for themselves. This was the core goal behind the Obama-era program known as DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Under DACA, hundreds of thousands of children were protected from deportation. But federal courts say this program is illegal. How will this affect you and your children when they come with you to the US under an H-1B visa? Read on to find out.

Does Your H-1B Dependent Qualify for Residency Under the Dream Act?

April 21, 2023
For decades, hundreds of thousands of families have entered the US under work visas like the H-1B, which allows the holder to bring their dependent spouse and children. The H-1B permits the beneficiaries and their families to remain in the US for three years, with an optional three-year extension. But what happens to those minors who outgrow their dependent category during that time? Without a visa, they might be deported. However, the Dream Act of 2023 could change that.

Does Florida’s Immigration Enforcement Legislation Impact Your H-1B Visa?

April 19, 2023
There are 50 states and multiple territories in America, plus Washington, DC. Each of these regions must follow federal laws, but in many cases, the states have individual authority to decide how to implement the guidelines that pertain to each law. So, while states like Florida must allow immigration per the terms of federal law, the state can determine the legislature behind the law. Florida’s recent legislative package, introduced on March 7, 2023, hit the headlines because of its potential adverse effects on immigrants in the state and those who would come to that part of the US in the future. How might these changes impact your H-1B visa? We’ll explain everything you need to know here.

How Changing Federal Immigration Policies in 2023 Affect Your Visa

March 27, 2023
The past few years have seen an increase in immigration changes through the COVID-19 pandemic and switching Trump and Biden Administrations. The latest round of federal immigration policies in 2023 focuses on things like immigration activity along the border of US and Mexico, noncitizens in mixed immigration status families, and children with immigrant parents. We cover the evolving immigration policies here and how they’ll affect your visa in 2023.

Updated Processing Times for Work Permit (EAD) Applications

February 22, 2022
A backlog still persists for many classes of non-immigrants seeking a work permit this year. Spouses of H1B visa holders can expect to wait at least 8 months for a work permit.

What Happens if your Work Permit is Nearing Expiration?

February 21, 2022
As your work permit expiration date approaches, it’s important to keep the conversation open with your HR team so you can explore possibilities with your U.S. based employment.

Will Employers Verify your Work Permit Authorization?

August 30, 2021
Work permits might make some companies hesitate when it comes to hiring non-citizens. Here are some tips for navigating the application process as a work permit holder.

What’s in the New Budget for Immigration?

August 19, 2021
The new 3.5 trillion dollar budget proposes immigration reform, although it is unclear where both sides will meet when it comes to DACA and pathways to legal residence.

3 Adverse Factors Affecting your EAD Application

July 15, 2021
An employment authorization application takes into account many different fact-finding procedures that applicants might not be aware of based on their current status.
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