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Immigration News

USCIS Shares New STEM Resources on Its Website

USCIS Shares New STEM Resources on Its Website

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has published additional online resources to provide an overview of some temporary and permanent pathways for noncitizens to work in the United States in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This guide also...

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Cato Institute Finds Visa Interview Wait Times Have Grown Exponentially

Cato Institute Finds Visa Interview Wait Times Have Grown Exponentially

The Cato Institute issued a report that found that wait times have grown significantly as DOS reopens U.S. consulates for non-emergency visa interviews. Interviews for both immigrant and nonimmigrant applicants are extraordinarily delayed, reaching 247 days for visitors and business travelers and taking over a year in some cases.

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Steps to take – after terminating a foreign worker

Steps to take – after terminating a foreign worker

Regulations give workers in E-1, E-2, E-3, H-1B, H-1B1, L-1, O-1, and TN status a grace period of up to 60 days after the employment is terminated or until the end of the currently authorized stay, whichever is shorter. In other words, if the foreign worker is...

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Terminating a Foreign Worker

Terminating a Foreign Worker

  (H-1B, H-1B1, E-1/E-2, E-3, TN, L-1, O-1) Terminating an employee is always a difficult decision. Terminating a foreign worker has additional challenges and consequences that must be considered, and employers must ensure they comply with state and federal law....

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Employment-based Visas

One of the ways a foreign national can become a permanent resident is through a permanent employment opportunity in the United States. There are five employment-based preference categories.

    Family-Based Immigration

    A Family Sponsored Green Card is an immigrant visa that allows applicants to join their close relatives in the US. Close relatives can be your spouse, children, parents, or siblings, but more distant relatives such as grandparents and cousins do not qualify.

    Human Resources Support

    We work with your human resources to ensure that you, your company, and your employees comply with the many rules and regulations related to the immigration process.