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18 11, 2016
The Impact Of United States Presidential Election, 2016 On Immigration

When it became clear last Tuesday Donald trump was most likely going to be the next president of the United States, the Canadian immigration site crashed. This was due to incoming traffic from the

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05 11, 2016
Understanding the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program

What Is An EB-5 Visa?

Established 1990 as the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program by Congress as part of the Immigration Act of 1990, the EB-5 visa gives foreign investors

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28 10, 2016
Implications Of A Hillary Clinton Or Donald Trump Presidency On US Immigration Policies

With the U.S presidential elections almost here, the whole world watches to see who will be elected 45th president of the United States of America. This is because the policies of a U.S. president&

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20 10, 2016
Understanding the H-1B Requirements & H-1B Visa Cap

Understanding the H-1B Requirements & H-1B Visa Cap

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa issued by the United States, and allows U.S. employers to hire foreign employees in spe

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12 10, 2016
DHS Proposed Rule On Parole For Foreign Start-Up Entrepreneurs: Potential Benefits And Limitations

Although immigrants make up just about 13% of the population of the United States, over 50% of billion-dollar startups in the U.Shas at least one immigrant founder, ac

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05 10, 2016
October 2016 US Visa Bulletin Movements

This is the analysis of the current trends and the future projections for the several immigrant preference categories for October 2016 (beginning of the fiscal year)

The recently publishe

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09 09, 2015
Changes to Visa Bulletin Allow for Early Filing of Permanent Residence Applications

On September 9, 2015, the Department of State and USCIS jointly announced new procedures that will allow individuals who are stuck in the family-based and employment-based immigrant visa backlogs t

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12 05, 2015
Short-term placement of H-1B nonimmigrants

In continuance with our discussion on filing H-1b amended petition when there is change in work location, in some instances an employer is allowed to move his employee to a different work site

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11 04, 2015
New Guidance Filing Amended H-1b Petitions for change in work site

USCIS Guidance on When to File an Amended H-1B Petition after the Simeio Solutions Decision

On April 9, 2015, USCIS’ Administrative Appeal Office (AAO) issued a pre

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19 03, 2015
USCIS Alert: Premium Processing Temporarily Suspending for H-1B Extensions

Starting May 26, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B Extension of Stay petitions until July 27, 2015. During this time f

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