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The October 2020 Visa Bulletin

What is the Visa Bulletin? The U.S. government provides the Visa Bulletin to keep track of visa numbers and to give you a tool to determine when you can file your green card petition and when it can be approved.…
October 8, 2020
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Judge Blocks USCIS Application Fee Increase

California District Court Judge White has blocked the Department of Homeland Security’s fee increase, originally slated to take effect on October 2, 2020. The October 2 fee increase would have significantly increased the costs for most employment-based applications and other…
October 5, 2020
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H-3 visa: Q&A

What is the H-3 trainee visa? The H-3 trainee visa is for individuals who are coming to the U.S. to receive training in their field of endeavor (medical training is excluded). Do I need a sponsor for an H-3 visa?…
August 19, 2020
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USCIS to Increase Application Fees

The Department of Homeland Security has announced new application fees that will take effect on October 2, 2020. This new announcement will increase the application fees for most application types. USCIS is a for profit agency that uses application fees…
August 10, 2020
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ICE Rescinds International Student Visa Policy

As Colleges and University announce their course work for next semester, some schools have changed their schedules to all online courses for students due to the COVID pandemic. As a result, ICE and the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)…
July 14, 2020
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John Barrera Joins Scott Legal, P.C.

John Barrera is an Immigration attorney that focuses on Removal/Deportation defense, Humanitarian Immigration and Family based immigration.  He has over 15 years of immigration experience and has successfully advocated for thousands of clients in a wide range of immigration matters.  Mr. Barrera…
May 19, 2020