Immigration and Visas

H-1B Program Changes

Understand this Year’s H-1B Program Changes

Understand this Year’s H-1B Program Changes Each year, thousands of foreign professionals receive the opportunity to travel to America and work for U.S. companies. Likewise, U.S. companies can utilize the unique benefits of skillsets rarely found in the American workforce. The H-1B program allows for this symbiotic relationship to flourish, boosting the U.S. economy across…

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Immigration Court Delays

Government Shutdown Leads to Immigration Court Delays

Government Shutdown Leads to Immigration Court Delays January 16, 2019   In the United States (U.S.), the nation is experiencing a historically-long partial government shutdown. The shutdown, forced by President Donald Trump, has stretched on into mid-January with no foreseeable end in sight. In December, the president threatened to shut down the government as he…

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DACA Program

The Economic Benefits of the DACA Program

The Economic Benefits of the DACA Program Created in 2012, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program benefits hundreds of thousands of youth in America. Often referred to as “Dreamers,” potential beneficiaries must meet and continue to adhere to strict standards and requirements. Membership in the program is not permanent and must be…

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Expert Immigration Lawyer

10 Ways an Expert Immigration Attorney Can Help

10 Ways an Expert Immigration Attorney Can Help The United States is a country of immigrants – it is a diverse melting pot of cultures and peoples. In fact, between 98-99% of US citizens are related to an immigrant. Despite the nation’s storied history and global roots, immigration continues to be a controversial issue amongst both…

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Texas Immigration Facts

5 Interesting Texas Immigration Facts

5 Interesting Texas Immigration Facts The Lonestar State is known for many things. Throughout the years, Texas’ history and population have been molded by the influence of Central America and immigration. Currently, immigration is hot topic in United States (U.S.) politics. It is the second most important issue for American voters, following only health care,…

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USCIS Changes H-1B

News Alert: USCIS Proposes Changes to H-1B Visa Selection Process

 News Alert: USCIS Proposes Changes to H-1B Visa Selection Process December 6, 2018 The H-1B visa program creates opportunity for skilled workers in specialized fields. Under the program, talented and well-educated foreign nationals can immigrate to the United States (U.S.) temporarily to work for American companies. The program also benefits the U.S., boosting the economy…

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Diversity Visa Lottery Trump

The Diversity Visa Lottery in the Trump Era

The Diversity Visa Lottery in the Trump Era For about 50,000 annually, the Diversity Visa (DV) lottery program provides a way to enter the United States and build a better life. The program provides countless benefits to the United States as a whole. Yet, the DV lottery is in grave danger of discontinuation. Recent challenges…

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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Student Visas - Dallas Student Visa Lawyer

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Student Visas

People who want to study in the United States might be eligible for a student visa (commonly called an F1 visa). But how can you get one, how long does it last, and what happens when it expires? Check out these four things you probably didn’t know about student visas, then find out how to…

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What is an H-2B Visa

What is an H-2B Visa?

At certain times, U.S. businesses require extra workers to handle seasonal surges or temporary fluctuations that demand the hiring of temporary personnel. In many cases, finding additional workers locally to staff certain positions for a limited time is not possible. As a result, some companies rely on bringing workers from other countries to work and…

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