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Category: Employment Visas

Does the EB5 Visa Program Need A Tune-Up?

Congress created the EB5 visa program in 1990 as a tool to encourage foreign investments while giving immigrant investors the ability to attain lawful permanent residency and boosting the U.S. economy. However, critics say the program’s backlog discourages foreign investment. While the program’s aim to spur economic activity remains, the backlog – caused by increasing petition processing periods and the lack of

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Considerations when seeking an employment-based adjustment of status

EB backlogs have long wait times for applicants around the world. Applicants from India and China, in particular, may have been caught in a decades-long wait. While you’re waiting for your priority date to become current, it is important that you maintain nonimmigrant status. You may be considering an employment-based adjustment of status. Options The American Competitiveness in the 21st

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3 steps you can take early on to improve your odds of I-140 acceptance

Most people seeking an employment-based visa have to follow similar steps in the application process. The first step is labor certification. The second step, in most cases, is filing the I-140 petition. You may make it through the labor certification phase without a hitch, only to face denial at the I-140 phase. This can be extremely disappointing. However, there are

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YouTube Your Way to the USA

Our firm has fielded many inquiries regarding work as a YouTube Creator and employment-based petitions and employment authorization. This article summarizes these inquiries. What is YouTube and What Does it mean to be a YouTube Creator? YouTube is an American online video-sharing platform headquartered in San Bruno, California that allows users to upload, view, rate, share, add to playlists, report,

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How to sponsor an employee for permanent resident status

Are you a company owner or a human resources (HR) professional? If so, there may come a point when you want to learn more about sponsoring an employee for permanent resident status. While this sounds simple enough, especially if you know how the process will unfold, there are quite a few details to keep in mind. Thanks to a multi-step

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