Immigration Reform Update: What Do The Senate and Presidential Proposals Mean?

Now that the fiscal cliff has been dealt with, Immigration reform appears to be the next big item on the agenda for the President and Congress.  Just this week both the Senate and the President unveiled a framework for immigration reform and the two plans are not that far apart. 

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Key Tips for Developing Business Plans for Entrepreneurs, Investors & Business Owners

This Article was recently featured & published by the New York State Bar Association. For every Business Owner, Investor & Entrepreneur, the thought of putting together a business plan is very daunting but is often a necessary evil for those who want to succeed. One great reason for a business

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H-1B Visa – Employers Should Expect The Cap Will Be Filled Quickly & Premium Processing Has Been Delayed

April 1 is fast approaching and almost everyone agrees that the H-1B cap will be filled very quickly this year.  Recently, the government was added to the list of those who thought exactly this and announced as much to the public.  In order to deal with the large number of

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Some Federal, State, & Employment, Tax Considerations When Deciding on A Business Entity (LLC, Corporation or Sole Proprietorship)

The amount of taxes that you have to pay is one of the key reasons that individuals select one business entity type over another.  The term “tax” though is a bit too general for a business as “tax” could refer to federal tax, state tax, city tax, social security tax,

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Frequently Asked Immigration Questions and Answers

1.     If I get a Work based Visa, Can I Work for Another Company or Work on Something Else? Generally a non-immigrant (temporary) work based Visa only allows you to work in the profession and on the tasks that the Visa was issued for.  For example, if you get a

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Did You Apply For An H-1B Visa? H-1B Cap Already Reached! What to Do Now That The Cap Has Been Reached

H-1B Visa Cap Reached in First 5 Days – What Will Happen? Just as most experts predicted, the U.S. government just announced that it had received over 85,000 H-1B Visa applications and as such has already reached the statutory cap for 2014.  As the cap has been reached, the government

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