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O-1 Visa – Extraordinary Talent - Common Q&A

Mar 22, 2020 1:06:00 PM / by Staff Attorney posted in O-1 Visa

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K-1 Fiance Visa FAQ

Mar 21, 2020 1:20:00 PM / by Staff Attorney posted in K-1 Fiance Visa

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H2B Visas for Nannies - FAQ

Mar 20, 2020 1:23:00 PM / by Staff Attorney posted in Nanny Visas

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What kinds of temporary visas are available for nannies?

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Public Charge Inadmissibility Rule

Jan 27, 2020 5:12:29 PM / by Staff Attorney posted in USCIS Updates

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This Monday morning the Supreme Court allowed the enforcement of the "Public Charge" rule.

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H-1B Visa FAQ

Jan 13, 2020 4:06:32 PM / by Staff Attorney posted in H1B

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1) What is the H-1B Visa?

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Important Updates Regarding Good Moral Character (GMC) Requirements for U.S. Naturalization

Dec 16, 2019 11:34:08 AM / by Staff Attorney posted in USCIS Updates

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) expanded its policy guidance
regarding unlawful acts that may prevent an applicant from meeting the Good Moral
Character (GMC) requirement for naturalization. 

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4 Tips to Avoid Red Flags when Applying to a Green Card through Marriage to a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Legal Permanent Resident

Jul 10, 2019 6:10:39 PM / by Staff Attorney posted in Green Card, Immigration, Marriage Visas

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Sometimes it's hard to leave the place you have come to love. So many people come to Los Angeles and find it’s easy to overstay their visa. There doesn’t seem to be many consequences.... until they try to get a visa or green card. Then, reality hits. Once you have overstayed your visa, it’s almost impossible to fix your status inside the United States.

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L1- Visa VS E-2 Visas

Jul 4, 2019 2:40:52 PM / by Staff Attorney posted in business, e-2

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L-1 and E-2 visas are two of the most common and utilized options for foreign nationals to set up new businesses in the U.S.  Both of them are temporary nonimmigrant work visas that allow the visa holders to live and work in the U.S. Our office has helped many foreign executives, businessmen, and investors to make their decision as to which one better fits their unique circumstances and needs.  See our L-1 page for a great chart on L-1’s vs. E-2.s See our E-2 page for a great video and process document for E-2s.

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3 Tips You Must Know Before Your Interview With an Immigration Officer (USCIS)

Jul 3, 2019 3:31:09 PM / by Staff Attorney posted in Immigration, Tips for interviews with USCIS, Interviews with Immigration Officers

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USCIS conducts most interviews of immigrants seeking to change their immigration status. Our office has done hundreds of these interviews.Here are our top 3 tips to passing your interview

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Options for LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

Jun 12, 2019 12:34:27 PM / by Staff Attorney

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LGBTQ persons afraid to return to their country because it would be dangerous to be open about LGBTQ identity or because of past trauma, may have a strong claim for asylum in the United States.

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