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Monthly Archives: October 2016

What is a visa quota? If I am a dual citizen, what country am I assigned to for visa quotas? What country are my spouse and I assigned to for visa quotas if we were born in different countries?

October 31st, 2016|

What is a visa quota? Every immigrant visa category has a quota on the number of visas that can be issued annually, and within [...]

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What happens if I get married when I am the beneficiary of a family based immigrant petition? Will my family-based preference category change if I get married or divorced?

October 21st, 2016|

Legal Permanent Residents and U.S. Citizens are usually able to submit immigration petitions for their children. The ability for parents to sponsor their children [...]

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Can I get work authorization as the spouse of an H-1B visa holder? Can I work if my spouse has an H-1B visa and has applied for an immigrant visa?

October 12th, 2016|

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that permits a company to hire workers in specialty occupations. Spouses and children of H-1B visa holders [...]

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Can my step-child obtain a visa from me? Can my adopted child obtain a visa from me? If I am a child’s legal guardian, can the child obtain any immigration benefits?

October 6th, 2016|

Can my step-child obtain a visa from me? Immigration treats step-children and biological children for the most part identically. If you married your step-child’s [...]

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How will my E-2 investment be calculated? Can I apply for an E-2 visa if my investment was made several years ago? Can I include expenditures in my E-2 investment that were made before I started the business?

October 4th, 2016|

An E-2 visa is an investor visa that allows an entrepreneur to start a business, invest in a business or purchase a business in the United [...]

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