Employment-based Immigration

Blog Archive

USCIS Announces Entrepreneurs in Residence Initiative Agency focuses on fully realizing the job-creating potential of current immigration law

Posted on October 12, 2011

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas joined the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness in Pittsburgh to announce “Entrepreneurs in ... Read More

Immigration Status Upon Death of Petitioner

Posted on September 16, 2011

Despite the hard economic times that we are still encountering, US immigration continues to flourish.  Immigrating to the United States to live here permanently is an important and complex decision. ... Read More

Introduction of Immigration Driving Entrepreneurship in America (IDEA) Act of 2011

Posted on June 20, 2011

On June 14, 2011, Rep Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) introduced the . The IDEA Act would allow American companies to attract and retain highly skilled foreign graduates of American universities in the Science, ... Read More

Misuse of B-1 Visa?

Posted on May 20, 2011

Recently, in a letter addressed to the Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton and Department of Homeland Security Secretary, Janet Napolitano, Senator Grassley (R-IA) expressed concerns over allegations ... Read More

Facts on “Public Charge”

Posted on May 06, 2011

To be eligible for entry to the US or to apply for a green card, an applicant must be able to prove that they have enough financial support to visit or live in the US without concern of becoming ... Read More

Federal Court Decision Confirms H-1B Employees Have A Right To Remain In The US While H-1B Extension Application Is Pending

Posted on April 15, 2011

In a recent decision before the US Federal District court in Connecticut, the judge confirmed that the government may not arrest H-1B employees whose employers have timely-filed extension applications ... Read More

Impact of US Government Shutdown on Visa, Immigration, Tourism, Business Services

Posted on April 08, 2011

Beginning April 9 2011, if a federal budget is not passed by Congress and accepted by the White House, a government shutdown may happen, which may have an impact on many government services including ... Read More