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Can I Travel While My Green Card I-485 is Pending?

Can I Travel While My Green Card I-485 is Pending? The short answer to this question is NO! However, you can if also have other visa or Advanced Parole to enter the USA You can apply for Advance Parole using the USCIS I-131 form to re-enter the USA if you do not have...

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New USCIS Policy Updates to Improve Immigration Services

USCIS Policy Updates to Improve Immigration Services “U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has issued new policy updates in the USCIS Policy Manual to clarify the criteria and circumstances for expedited processing; improve request for evidence (RFE) and notice...

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What Is Q Cultural Exchange Visa? How Is It Different From J1?

What Is Q Cultural Exchange Visa? “The Q-1 visa classification allows you to come to the United States temporarily to participate in an international cultural exchange program that provides practical training and employment, and shares your country’s history, culture,...

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Why Does It Take So Long to Get a Green Card in the USA?

How Long Will it Take?” and “Are we there yet?” are Common Questions We have When We Think about Filing Green Cards in the USA. What Is Green Card? A green card, known officially as a permanent resident card, is an identity documentwhich shows that a person...

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What is International Entrepreneur Parole Program?

DHS Announces Continuation of International Entrepreneur Parole Program Background: DHS withdraws the proposed rule published May 29, 2018, at 83 FR 24415 as of May 11, 2021 The International Entrepreneur (IE) parole program, first introduced in 2017, will remain a...

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Things You Should Know About The Travel Ban From India

Why There Is a Travel Ban From India? Background: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), within the Department of Health and Human Services, working in close coordination with the Department of Homeland Security, has determined that the Republic of...

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How to Fill I-765 form Online for OPT, STEM OPT?

How to Fill I-765 form Online for OPT, STEM OPT? According to USCIS Information Update Published on April 12, 2021: " F-1 students seeking optional practical training (OPT) can now file Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, online if they are filing...

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Naturalization Explained In 10 Easy Steps

Naturalization Explained In 10 Easy Steps   Different Paths to U.S. Citizenship U.S. citizenship can be obtained in one of four ways: Birth in the United States or one of its territories Birth to U.S. citizen parents (called "acquisition" of citizenship)...

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How to Avoid Most Common H-1B Filing Errors?

  How to Avoid Most Common H-1B Filing Errors? Who is Eligible For H-1B Visa? This preference is reserved for persons who are members of the professions holding advanced degrees or for persons with exceptional ability in the arts, sciences, or business Qualified...

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Who is Eligible For National Interest Waiver?

What Does it Mean to Request National Interest Waiver? "Aliens seeking a national interest waiver are requesting that the Labor Certification be waived because it is in the interest of the United States". What Type of Job is Eligible for Labor Certificates Waiver?...

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Who is Eligible for an Investment Visa?

Background: USCIS administers the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors Under a program first enacted as a pilot in 1992 and regularly reauthorized...

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How to Minimize Your Risk of PERM Audits?

How to Minimize Your Risk of PERM Audits? What is PERM or Labor Certification? Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) is the system used for obtaining Labor Certification and is the first step for certain foreign nationals in obtaining an employment-based...

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Practical Tips For Filing H-1B for this Registration Period

H-1B Registration Process In 2020 USCIS implemented an electronic registration process for the H-1B cap. Prospective petitioners seeking to file H-1B cap-subject petitions, including for beneficiaries eligible for the advanced degree exemption, must first...

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2022 H1B Visa Lottery Frequently Asked Questions- Updated

2022 H1B Visa Lottery Frequently Asked Questions In this blog, we will cover all the aspects of the H-1B visa fiscal year 2022 season We will cover the following: A brief overview of The Quota Cap A Brief Overview of the Registration process New Rule Updates Lottery...

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What is The U.S. Citizenship Act 2021 About?

An Outline of Reforms Proposed In U.S. Citizenship Act 2021 Background: Trump administration's Immigration Policy was anathema to all Immigration advocates and lawyers. They looked forward to Biden's presidency and his promises of comprehensive immigration reform. To...

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New Update on “Employer-Employee Relationship”

End Clients Have to File LCA Now? The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC), Employment and Training Administration, revised its interpretation of its regulations concerning which employers must file a Labor Condition Application (LCA) under 20 C.F.R. §§...

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How to Find an H-1B Visa Sponsorship?

How Can I Find U.S Employment Visa Sponsorship? The US is a powerful global force and powerhouse of innovation. The promise of the American dream and of success attracts people from all over the world If you have moved to the USA for Post Graduate Studies and want to...

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What You Need Know about New Updates on DACA Renewals?

  When Did DACA Get Reinstated This Year? On November 14, 2020, a United States District Court issued an order requiring the Department of Homeland Security to reinstate the DACA policy that was in effect on September 4, 2017 In compliance with an order of a...

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H-1B Registration and Petition Checklist

Applying for an H-1B visa could be a very daunting and time-consuming process, hence it is good to be organized. If you are an F1 student on OPT applying for H-1B, you will require an additional set of documents from your University. So, we have put together a...

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Consular Processing of H-1B: Advantages and Disadvantages.

What is H1-B Consular Processing?  H1B consular processing means getting an H1-B visa stamp at a US embassy outside of the US. Who is Eligible For Consular Processing? If you are currently in the USA on a visa like F1 or H4, and you also wish to apply for H1B lottery...

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EB-2 to EB-3 Downgrade Webinar

  With the release of Visa Bulletin October 2020 and the progression of priority dates for Indian nationals under the EB-3 category, many people might be eligible to downgrade from EB-2 to EB-3 and apply for adjustment of status. Join our host, Dobrina Ustun, to...

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EB2 TO EB3 DOWNGRADE

EB2 TO EB3 DOWNGRADE | PROS AND CONS EXPLAINED What are the risks, forms and timelines associated with an EB2 to EB3 downgrade? If you are stuck in the EB2 backlog and considering downgrading to EB3 after seeing the recent visa bulletin, here’s how it works....

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EB-1A Visa Webinar

How extraordinary do you have to be to qualify for a "genius visa"? Find out with the Ustun Law Group as their host Dobrina Ustun presents the EB-1A Extraordinary Ability Webinar. Ustun has extensive experience working with some of the best and the brightest...

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H-1B Transfer Denial 101, and How to Fix IT?

Background President Trump and his allies have been a critic of the H-1B visa, claiming it has been abused by employers and resulted in lower wages for American workers. His Administration has now imposed a temporary ban on visas for foreign workers in an attempt to...

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H-1B Prevailing Wage 101

H-1B Prevailing Wage is an important topic in recent times. This blog explains the significance of the prevailing wage, and how to make a guesstimate of prevailing wage for your position.

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When Should I Downgrade From EB-2 to EB-3 ?

Background: If your country of birth is not India or China, you don't have to think about this as all other countries' employment-based green cards can be obtained on current dates. For all employment-based preference categories, please use the Final Action Dates...

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Who Can Qualify for E-1 and E-2 Visa?

What is E-1 Classification? In order to be classified  under E-1 nonimmigrant classification, a national should be a citizen of:  A treaty country (a country with which the United States maintains a treaty of commerce and navigation Or,  which has been deemed a...

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