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2023's Long-Term USCIS Goals

May 1, 2023
Immigration news is full of optimistic changes on the horizon as US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) continues to revamp its systems and processes. The latest regulations involved requests for rate increases. Should those requests go through, USCIS has big plans for the funds. Regardless of the budget, though, the agency released its goals for FY 2023-2026 in its Strategic Plan. This plan is essentially a roadmap of milestones and targets that will take USCIS to its ultimate goals to strengthen its workforce and aid the country overall. A summary of the plan is found here.

How to Stay in Compliance as an H-1B Dependent Employer

March 17, 2023
Thousands of US companies employ H-1B visa holders every year. It’s a system designed to ensure the success of the country’s economy. But when your business is deemed “H-1B dependent,” you must follow particular immigration rules and regulations that are much stricter than the average H-1B employer. If USCIS or your lawyer has labeled you in this category (or close to it), keep these requirements in mind as you go through your daily routines.

How to Get a Green Card With an H-1B Visa

September 12, 2022
If your goal is to become a permanent United States resident by obtaining a Green Card, an H-1B visa is a great place to start. While most U.S. visas don’t permit you to work toward this goal, the H-1B visa, often called a “dual intent” visa, does. This article will cover everything you need to know on the path to your Green Card.

H1-B Visa Transfer Caps: What Are They, and What Do They Mean for You?

September 6, 2022
Not everyone seeking to enter the U.S., change jobs (transfer), or extend their time there on an H-1B work visa is approved.  This article will explain the different cap limits and requirements for each. Knowing which type of visa application fits your qualifications can increase your chances of gaining, extending, or transferring an H-1B visa.

Tech Companies Want New Rules for Children of Highly Skilled Visa Holders

June 9, 2022
One way to help highly skilled workers who want to move to the United States is to create a more flexible policy for their children to remain in the U.S. past the age of 21.

Reviewing the Public Charge of Inadmissibility Policy

June 8, 2022
In this blog, we review the public charge of inadmissibility ruling, and the key differences between the Trump era rule that was discontinued from the current 1999 rule in effect today.

New Report Reveals Obstacles to Paying Naturalization Fees

June 6, 2022
The report highlights an important survey that was conducted in 2021 for both non-citizens eligible for naturalization, as well as those who had recently become naturalized.

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.

What is the Path to a Green Card for Immigrants from Sub-Saharan Africa?

June 3, 2022
Immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa are more likely to come to the U.S. as refugees or immediate family members, making their path to legal permanent residence different, and less unpredictable, from employment based visa holders.

What is Form N-600K?

June 1, 2022
This special USCIS form is meant for children who are under the age of 18, living outside of the United States, and have a U.S. citizen parent who can pass a continuous presence test.
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