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H1B to EB5-Visa Alternative for Indian Nationals is a fast track to permanent residence and the December 7th, 2018 Deadline

by Harry Tapias | October 12, 2018 | visa, eb5 visa | 0 Comments

News Update:

Apply before the December 7th, 2018 Deadline

President Trump’s executive order “Buy American and Hire American” has made it more difficult for H1B candidates and H1B recipients to receive or maintain this coveted visa.  Specifically, H1B renewal petitions are no longer given..

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How Long is an H1-B Visa Good For?

by Harry Tapias | October 8, 2018 | h1b renewal | 0 Comments

An H1-B visa allows U.S.-based employers to fill positions that demand specialized expertise or talent that they find challenging to fill with the domestic labor pool. The three primary types of H1-B visas each fill a special role. These visas do not grant permanent residency. They are temporary..

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How Does the H-1B Visa Work?

by Harry Tapias | September 24, 2018 | H1B Visa | 0 Comments

The H-1B visa program is designed to meet the needs of employers seeking foreign workers for hard-to-fill jobs in specialized fields like medicine, economics, law, and accounting. 

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Proposed Changes for H-1B Visa Process Could Take Effect in February

by Harry Tapias | February 13, 2018 | H2B Visa, Immigration Law | 0 Comments

The process of obtaining an H-1B visa could become significantly tougher as the Department of Homeland Security considers policy changes. The changes would make the selection process much more stringent.

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What are the L1 Visa Requirements?

by Harry Tapias | January 25, 2018 | Immigration Visas, L1Visa | 0 Comments

When a non-US executive, manager, or highly skilled employee is seeking to transfer to a United States office run by his or her employer, the L1 visa is an excellent solution. However, it is highly specialized and for specific circumstances, the bellow outlines such circumstances.

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What are the requirements for EB5 Visa?

by Harry Tapias | January 23, 2018 | Eb-5, Immigration Visas | 0 Comments

The EB-5 program was created in 1990 by Congress to spur job creation and economic growth. Through this program, immigrant entrepreneurs are allowed to apply for green cards by investing in businesses that create jobs and promote economic growth. Ten thousand visas are available each year..

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How is the Trump administration affecting the H1B Visa Lottery? Updated November 28, 2017

by Harry Tapias | December 1, 2017 | Trump Administration & H1B Visa | 1 Comment

The H1B Visa Lottery process is a system of selection which is used to reach an imposed annual quota on the number of foreign nationals which will be allowed to enter the U.S. each year. The Lottery is run by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for the purpose of..

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What is the process for an h1b renewal?

by Harry Tapias | November 28, 2017 | h1b renewal | 0 Comments

The H-1B visa is extraordinarily popular for good reason. It provides an array of advantages for foreign nationals with employment opportunities in the United States. You have to go through a series of hoops and ladders to obtain the H-1B visa so you should make a concerted effort to renew it in..

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What is the H1B Transfer Process?

by Harry Tapias | November 7, 2017 | h1b transfer requirements | 0 Comments

An H1B transfer allows holders of H1B visas to change employers without losing their H1B status. As with most immigration-related procedures, the H1B transfer does require very specific actions. Here’s how the process works.

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What documents are needed for an h1b visa extension?

by Harry Tapias | October 31, 2017 | H1B Visa Extension Documents | 0 Comments

The H1B status extension process typically occurs when an American employer chooses to employ a current H1B beneficiary beyond the first three-year term for an additional three-year term. The process involves several documents that must be prepared and organized well in advance of the renewal..

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