Last night Congress passed an appropriations bill that will fund the Department of Homeland Security, the State Department, and other federal agencies through to [...]
Unsecured Loan EB-5 Class Action Lawsuit: Potential Members Can Now Have Their Denials Reconsidered By USCIS
Zhang v. USCIS is a November 2018 Class Action Lawsuit that challenged USCIS’ denials of EB-5 investment petitions that had investment funds sourced solely [...]
Routine visa services at the U.S. mission in Caracas have been suspended indefinitely as tension between the United States and Venezuela rises. Foreign nationals [...]
Will the definition of public charge change under the current administration? What does this mean for green card applicants?
On October 10, 2018 a proposed rule was published by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”), which seeks to change the definition of [...]
What is Continuous Residence and Physical Presence? Do I need to satisfy both of them to apply for U.S. citizenship?
Two requirements that you need to satisfy to become a U.S. citizen are continuous residence and physical presence. Even though these requirements may sound [...]
In the newly released January visa bulletin, EB-2 and EB-3 visas remain current for most countries. EB-2 in China have advanced two months to [...]
We are three weeks into the government shutdown since December 21, 2018 and the following is an update on different immigration agencies and services. [...]
In plain language, the phrases ‘change of status’ and ‘adjustment of status’ may sound like they are describing the same process. However, in immigration [...]
In the newly released January visa bulletin, EB-2 and EB-3 visas remain current for most countries. EB-2 in China have advanced for one month [...]
On December 7, 2018 Congress has passed a short-term spending bill through until December 21, 2018. The previous extension was passed on September 27, [...]
In the newly released December visa bulletin, EB-2 and EB-3 visas for most countries have been restored to current after being regressed for a [...]
As of October 17, 2018, Canada became the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana use and certain commercial activities. Despite the [...]
In the newly released 2018 visa bulletin, EB-2 and EB-3 visas have remained at the dates set in last month’s visa bulletin, after it [...]
On September 27, 2018, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6157, a FY 2019 appropriations bill funding several federal agencies and containing a continuing [...]
In the newly released 2018 visa bulletin, EB-2 and EB-3 visas have restored to current worldwide expect for China, the Philippines, and India after [...]
USCIS Ombudsman Annual Report Confirms Continued Processing Delays and Emphasizes Anti-Fraud Initiatives
In the Annual Report to Congress, USCIS Ombudsman Julie Kirchner has addressed several anti-fraud initiatives that have caused delays and longer processing times for [...]
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 [...]
Starting from April 30, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will use U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) Signature Restricted Delivery service to [...]
Fiscal Year 2018 Spending Bill and Immigration – What are the Immigration Changes in the Spending Bill? What are the EB-5 Changes in the Spending Bill?
On March 23, 2018, the Trump Administration signed the $1.3 trillion appropriations bill to keep the federal government open and funded through Fiscal Year [...]
Obtaining a green card through an investment is possible if you have $500,000 to invest in a project or business that will create 10 [...]
How Do You Draft the Personnel Section of the Business Plan? The Personnel Section of a Business Plan Explained.
One of the key sections of a Business Plan is the section that describes the plan to grow or scale the business. This often [...]
How Do I Explain Revenue Projections in a Business Plan? The Explanation of Revenue Projections in a Business Plan.
A business plan is a document that can be used for obtaining a loan from a bank, attracting investors to invest in your business, [...]
The EB-5 program allows investor to obtain a green card if they invest either $500,000 or $1,000,000 in business or projects that will ultimately [...]
What is a Business Plan? Do I need a Business Plan for my E-2 Visa Application? Do I need a Business Plan for my L-1 Visa?
The E-2 visa can be granted to certain foreign nationals who want to invest in and start a business in the US that would [...]
Can I Apply for an EB5 Immigrant Investor Visa using my E-2 company? Does an E-2 Visa Lead to an EB-5 Visa? Does an E-2 Visa Lead to a Green Card?
What is an E-2 Visa? An E-2 visa is a perfect visa for an individual or company who wants to start or purchase a business [...]
A new immigration law was published recently that opens the door for another visa option for Entrepreneurs. Where in the past, foreign entrepreneurs could [...]
When an investor or foreign company wants to start operations in the United States they can select between three possible investor visas including an [...]
Breaking News: EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Extended by Congress through April 28, 2017 via Continuing Resolution Legislation
Congress extended the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program allowing the visa program to run in its current format until April 28, 2017 as part of [...]
Congress extended the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program allowing the visa program to run in its current format until December. The House and Senate approved [...]
What is Happening to the EB-5 Investor Visa Program? How Will the Reauthorization Affect Foreign Nationals Who Want to Invest in the United States?
The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program is a green card option for an immigrant entrepreneur that would like to buy an existing business, start a [...]
Starting February 22, 2016, National Visa Center (NVC) customers with questions related to an approved I-526 petition will now be able to correspond with [...]
¿Puedo Viajar Si Mi I-526 Está Pendiente? ¿Cómo Impacta el Viajar una Petición de Visa de Inmigración?
Resumen de la EB5 El proceso de la EB-5 es un proceso de 3 pasos. En cada paso un formulario gubernamental y documentación acreditadora [...]