FINALLY!!! You’ve met your knight in shining armor or your Cinderella and you’re ready to get married. The only problem is that you live on opposite sides of the globe. You may have heard of the K-1 fiancée visa, but you don’t know where to begin. Or maybe, you managed to complete the I-129F forContinue reading “My Fiancée Visa I-129F is Approved What Next? And is There a Faster Way?”
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Tips on How To Handle Expiring Temporary Visas and Permanent Resident Cards
This blog post answers two frequently asked questions about the following: Renewing Your Green Card Set To Expire When Taking The Next Step To Naturalize; and How To Juggle A Pending H-1B Work Visa When Your Work Authorization Through OPT Is Expiring And You Need To Keep Working. QUESTION 1: My U.S. Immigration Green CardContinue reading “Tips on How To Handle Expiring Temporary Visas and Permanent Resident Cards”
Without These 3 Key RFE principles Your U.S. Work Visa Application Process May Be Doomed to Fail
The current climate of Work and Employment visa applications (temporary or permanent) in the United States is “RFE heavy”. RFE stands for a “Request for Additional Evidence”. The Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) initial review of a foreign national’s application for a work, investment or employment visa, usually results in an RFE being issued byContinue reading “Without These 3 Key RFE principles Your U.S. Work Visa Application Process May Be Doomed to Fail”
When Seasons Change…The H-2B Work Visa Option
A much overlooked work visa option by professional and non-professional industries alike is the H-2B work visa. It is a great option if your business or organization experiences cycles or seasons. Our staff lawyers enjoy representing and preparing various work visas for clients to meet their foreign national hiring needs. It’s an opportunity to thinkContinue reading “When Seasons Change…The H-2B Work Visa Option”
Yes…Accounting Statements Really Matter When Pursing a Business, Work or Investor Visa in the United States
If you are a startup company, or a U.S. employer seeking to hire a foreign national on a work visa, you may know that the legal process is highly technical and complex. Often our clients have difficulties in writing a business plan that meets the U.S. federal regulations needed to receive an approved temporary orContinue reading “Yes…Accounting Statements Really Matter When Pursing a Business, Work or Investor Visa in the United States”
Avoiding Bad Blood – The Case for Independent Immigration Counsel During the Work Visa to U.S. Permanent Resident Status Process
It is important to have your own lawyer at each stage of the work visa process to avoid conflicts of interest with your employer’s lawyer. For instance, O-1A extraordinary worker visa allows outstanding professionals in the arts, business and sciences to apply for work visa status in the United States. The O visa is aContinue reading “Avoiding Bad Blood – The Case for Independent Immigration Counsel During the Work Visa to U.S. Permanent Resident Status Process”
How To Avoid Denial of Entry to the United States due to Conflicting Immigration Intent
When filing for a spouse to become a Permanent Resident of the United States at a US Consulate abroad, can your spouse travel to visit the United States while the process is pending? This is a tricky question. In order to successfully apply and be admitted to the United States as aB1 B2 visitor, youContinue reading “How To Avoid Denial of Entry to the United States due to Conflicting Immigration Intent”
“TO PANIC OR NOT TO PANIC” – When Your University Program Start Date is Approaching but still no Word from U.S. Immigration
What happens when your University Program Start Date is Approaching but still no Word from U.S. Immigration??
When Consular Processing is placed on Hold Due to Marital Problems.. Is All Lost?
Unfortunately, marital problems are all to real, and may cause a U.S. Citizen Spouse to second guess the application and/or the marriage
Ready to Apply for U.S. Citizenship but Unsure if Travel Outside the U.S. Disqualifies You?
Often travel outside of the United States is viewed as a simple matter when applying to naturalize to a United States Citizen. However, travel has the potential to undermine an entire N-400 Naturalization application. In contrast, a U.S. Permanent Resident should treat the travel factor as the exact ‘science’ it is before filing to becomeContinue reading “Ready to Apply for U.S. Citizenship but Unsure if Travel Outside the U.S. Disqualifies You?”