Having a nonimmigrant visa application denied produces a number of very real setbacks for the applicant. In the case of an E-2 visa, typically [...]
I have an employee on OPT. Are they eligible for the STEM extension? What are the employer and student obligations under the STEM OPT program?
What is OPT? If you are a foreign national in the U.S. on an F-1 visa you can participate in temporary employment that is [...]
“Cap Gap” is the government’s solution to a problem that many F-1 students on Optional Practical Training (OPT) who had successfully filed an H-1B [...]
What is ESTA? ESTA stands for Electronic System for Travel Authorization and it is an automated system that allows people from certain countries to [...]
The H-3 visa is a nonimmigrant visa which permits foreign nationals to enter the U.S. to receive professional training with a U.S. company. To [...]
I have multiple visas. Is it okay to have multiple visas in my passport at the same time? If I have two visas can I enter the U.S. on both visas?
For most foreign nationals the process of applying for a nonimmigrant visa involves filling out a DS160 form, gathering supporting documents and visiting a [...]
An E-2 visa is a visa that can be issued to nationals of certain countries who have invested a substantial amount of capital to [...]
I was arrested for Driving Under the Influence or Driving While Intoxicated, and I am not a U.S. citizen. What are the possible consequence of having a DUI or DWI on my immigration status?
An arrest for drunk driving, even one that does not lead to a conviction, can have a number of consequences on a person’s immigration [...]
The E-2 visa is a visa classification that permits a foreign national to live in the United States to develop and direct the operations [...]
I am working on a nonimmigrant visa and just married a US citizen. What are the steps to apply for a green card? How will filing for the green card impact my ability to work and travel?
The process of getting a green card through marriage involves filing a number of different petitions, obtaining medical clearance, gathering supporting documents and attending [...]
I am in H-1B status but I also want to study. Can I study in the U.S. in my H-1B status? Can I work and go to school at the same time in H-1B status?
If you are in H-1B status, and you can manage to fit in classes with your current schedule, it is fine to also study [...]
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that permits a company to hire workers in specialty occupations. This visa category requires that the beneficiary [...]
During election campaign, Donald Trump was a vocal critic of the H-1B system claiming that the visa program stole jobs from American workers. As [...]
Scott Legal, P.C. just had E-2 Employee Visa Approval at Consulate in Dublin Ireland. The company was a recruitment firm in the U.S.. To [...]
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that permits a company to hire workers in specialty occupations. To be eligible for an H-1B visa, [...]
President Trump has signed the much anticipated new travel ban that stops the issuance of visas and does not allow entry of nationals to [...]
What is an E-1 Treaty Trader Visa? What are the Requirements for an E-1 Visa? What are the Differences between an E-2 and E-1 Visa?
An E-1 visa is a Treaty Trader Visa and allows nationals from certain countries to live and work in the United States to engage [...]
The O-1B is an employment based nonimmigrant classification for artists who have garnered a high level of distinction in their field. Sometimes informally called [...]
The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa which allows U.S. employers to temporarily hire foreign workers in specialty occupations. To qualify for the visa, the [...]