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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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What is the H-1B Visa?

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H2B Visas for Nannies - FAQ

Dec 18, 2019 4:35:07 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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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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K-1 Fiance Visa FAQ

Dec 9, 2019 4:02:17 PM / by Staff Attorney posted in K-1 Fiance Visa

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

Nov 26, 2019 10:53:35 AM / by Staff Attorney posted in O-1 Visa

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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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Writ of Mandamus for USCIS Delays

May 21, 2019 5:45:14 PM / by Staff Attorney

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“I filed my visa application with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) over a year ago, but despite repeated inquiries, I haven't received a decision!  What do I do?”

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U Nonimmigrant Status for Indirect Victims and Bystanders

May 13, 2019 1:29:51 PM / by Staff Attorney posted in U Visas

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Many immigrants have heard about the path to a green card through a u nonimmigrant status.  A u nonimmigrant status is available to victims of certain qualifying crimes, who suffered mental and physical harm due to this crime, and who were helpful in assisting law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of that crime.  

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