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Student Visas

STEM Degree Holders

New J Visa Category Available to Undergraduate Students

H-1B Visas

Ten Primary Employer Obligations Towards H-1B Employees

H-1B Visa Is Your H-1B Employer Treating You Fairly And In Accordance With U.S. Immigration Laws? (Part II)

Is Your H-1B Employer Treating You Fairly And In Accordance With U.S. Immigration Laws? (Part I)

H-1B Update: The Neufeld Memo Redefines the Employer-Employee Relationship

On-Site H-1B Investigations on the Rise

Innovative Strategies in Achieving H-1B Cap Exempt Status

Alternatives to H-1B Visas: J-1 Trainee Visa and H-3 Trainee Visa

Extending H-1B Status Beyond Six Years As it Relates to Timely Filing for Permanent Residence

Employment-Based Immigration

The National Interest Waiver

Extraordinary Ability and National Interest Waiver Similarites and Differences

National Interest Waiver (NIW) Science Cases Present New Challenges

Adjudication Trends in Eb-1A and EB-1B Science Cases: Meeting the Statutory Standard

2012 Retrogression for EB-2 India Brings Opportunities for I-140 Portability

Family-Based Immigration

The Proposed Unlawful Presence Waiver for Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens

New Opportunities and Challenges in Obtaining Permanent Residence Through a U.S. Citizen Spouse When the Marriage Has Broken Down

Considerations for U.S. Citizens in Sponsoring Their Fiancé or Spouse: The K-1, K-3 and Immigrant Visa Options

Utilizing The Child Status Protection Act: A Recent Case Success Story

USCIS Issues Final Policy Memo Regarding Rights Of Immigrants Following Death Of Qualifying Relatives

Information for Permanent Residents

Re-Entry Permit Guidelines and Maintaining Permanent Resident Status

Affidavit of Support

Affidavit of Support Requirements for Sponsors

In the Wake of the Financial Crisis, USCIS Issues Fact Sheet Re Public Benefits and Immigration Status

Complex Issues Involving The I-864 Affidavit of Support


Dual Citizenship or Relinquishment of Original Citizenship: An Important Factor to Consider When Applying
For Naturalization

Residency Requirements for Naturalization

DUI: Not Necessarily a Barrier to Naturalization

Common Misconceptions of Naturalization Applicants

Can I Apply to be a Citizen of the United States Without Knowing English?

There is Still Time Left to Apply for Naturalization Before the November 2016 Election

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

The Violence Against Women Act: A Unique Path to Permanent Residence

Other Nonimmigrant Visas

Redefining The O-1 Visa Landscape

The O Non-immigrant Visa for Aliens of Extraordinary Ability: Recent Trends and New Information

New Challenges for the Visa Waiver Program

Information for Employers

Validation Instrument for Business Enterprises (VIBE) Program

ICE Releases Internal Guidance on Administrative Fines in Civil Worksite Enforcement

Retaining Foreign Nationals: How does your company measure up?

Immigration Fraud/Scam Awareness

Scam Alert! Don’t Fall Victim




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