In the newly released January visa bulletin, EB-2 and EB-3 visas remain current for most countries. EB-2 in China have advanced 3 months to [...]
New guidelines issued by the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor on March 15, 2019 imposes enhanced obligations on electronic posting [...]
Is my Permanent Residency Automatically Extended when I Submit a Form I-829 Application? What is an Infopass Appointment and when should I book one?
The EB-5 program, also known as the Million Dollar Green Card, allows investors to obtain a Green Card if they invest either $500,000 or [...]
We just had an E-2 employee visa approval at the U.S. Consulate in Paris. The applicant was granted the visa for 5 years and [...]
The Department of Homeland Security announced on March 13, 2019 that is will temporarily halt its plans to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for [...]
According to the Israeli office of Population and Immigration Authority, E-2 Visas will become available for Israeli nationals starting from May 1, 2019. For [...]
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that premium processing will be offered in a two phased procedure during the upcoming Fiscal [...]
Politico.com reported on March 12 that USCIS had plans to close all international field offices. The agency is currently in preliminary discussions to transfer [...]
My Green Card Won’t be Available for Decades, What Can I do To Move to the United States in the Meantime? Can I get an E-2 visa if I get Citizenship from Grenada?
What is Retrogression? Why Does it Happen? Are there other visa options if I cannot get a Green card? How long will I have [...]
Can I get an E-2 if I get Citizenship from Grenada? What are options for the long EB-5 waits? Is an E-2 visa an option to the long EB-5 waits? Grenada E-2 Visa
E-2 visas are available to nationals of certain countries who invest, start or buy U.S. businesses that will ultimately hire U.S. workers. You can [...]
Should I buy an E-2 business or start one? Should I start a Franchise for an E-2 Visa? Should I buy a Business for an E-2 Visa?
An E-2 visa is a good option for individuals who want to come to the U.S. to run a business. It is an entrepreneur [...]
Do I need Experience to get an E-2 Visa? Can I get an E-2 visa if I have not Operated a Business before?
An E-2 Visa is possible for virtually any business type provided the applicant invests funds and the business will sustain U.S. workers. You can [...]
Starting today, USCIS will resume premium processing services for all new and pending H-1B petitions. Premium Processing for H-1B Cap applications resumed on January [...]
Scott Legal, P.C. focuses on business immigration cases for employers, investors and entrepreneurs, (E-2, EB-5, H-1B, EB-1, EB-2, EB-3, O visas, NIW, PERM and [...]
New Form I-539 for Change of Status Now in Effect. Biometrics Appointments Required for Non-Immigrant Visa Applicants
New Form I-539 for Change of Status Now in Effect. Biometrics Appointments Mandatory for Non-Immigrant Visa Applicants As previously reported, the new Form I-539, [...]
On March 8, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security announced that temporary protected status (TPS) for South Sudan nationals will be extended to November [...]
Announced on March 5, 2019, the U.S. State Department has reduced visa validity length for Pakistani nationals. According to the State Department, this decision [...]
E-2 Visa approval for a Consulting Company at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto for a National of France
We just had an E-2 approval at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto. The applicant was granted visa for 5 years and the business is [...]
On March 1, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security published a Federal Register Notice that Temporary Protected Status for nationals of El Salvador, Haiti, [...]