On June 4, 2020 certain USCIS field offices started resuming non-emergency in person appointments. USCIS indicated on its website that the particular USCIS field [...]
Can an E-2 Investor or E-2 Employee get W-2 income from another Company? Can I work for another company on my E-2 visa?
An E-2 visa is available to entrepreneurs who want to start or buy a business in the U.S. You can find out more about [...]
In the August 2020 visa bulletin, there is significant advances in most employment visa categories. In EB-1, China advanced almost six months to February [...]
What is the maximum period of time I can be unemployed on OPT? What is the maximum period of time I can be unemployed on STEM OPT?
If you are currently in the U.S. working on a post-completion OPT or if you graduated university and you are currently looking for a [...]
We just had an I-140 approval with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. The company is a consumer goods company and the beneficiary is a [...]
Is there a limit as to how many times I can renew my O-1 visa? Is there a maximum time I can spend in the U.S. on an O-1 visa?
No. There is not limit as to how many times you can renew your O-1 visa and there is no limit as to how [...]
The O-1B visa is for foreign nationals (aliens) who have demonstrated extraordinary ability by sustained national or international acclaim in the arts or extraordinary [...]
The O-1 visa nonimmigrant visa is for individuals who possesses extraordinary ability in certain fields. For more information about O-1 visa petitions, please click here. For [...]
On March 20, 2020, DOL initially relaxed its related filing rules due to the challenges facing businesses during the COVID pandemic. Department of Labor’s [...]
Do I have to have an Employment Offer for the Eb-1A green card? Can I file a self-petition for the EB-1A green card? What documents should I submit if I file a self-petition?
To qualify for the EB-1A Green Card, you will need to prove that you are one of the small percentage of people who have risen to [...]
What is a high salary for the EB-1A green card? Do I have to have a high salary to get the EB-1A green card? What documents should I submit to demonstrate this?
To qualify for the EB-1A Green Card, you will need to prove that you are one of the small percentage of people who have [...]
What are some activities an E-2 visa holder can do while in the U.S.? What are some activities that an E-1 visa holder can do while in the U.S.?
E-2 investor visa is an excellent choice for an entrepreneur that wants to start or buy a business in the U.S. You can find [...]
My H-1B registration was selected in the lottery and my F-1 OPT work authorization expires soon. Does the H-1B application have to be filed before it expires??
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that permits a company to hire workers in specialty occupations. There are a limited number of H-1B petitions that USCIS [...]
President Trump announced on Tuesday that he will sign an executive order that will suspend the processing of permanent residence applications for 60 days. [...]
I had to terminate the employment of an H-1B employee due to the Corona virus outbreak. What are my obligations as an H-1B Employer? Do I have to pay for the employee’s flight?
Covid-19 has changed the rules for travel, engagement and employment. Many companies have started to reduce wages and put staff on leave, and some companies have [...]
I am in the U.S. on a non-immigrant visa and my employment was terminated due to the Corona virus outbreak. Do I have to leave the U.S. immediately? How Many Days Do I have?
I am in the U.S. on a non-immigrant visa and my employment was terminated due to the Corona virus outbreak. Do I have to [...]
How can I prove that my work will “prospectively benefit substantially the U.S.”? Do I qualify for the EB-1A visa?
The EB-1A is an employment-based, green card that is available if you can prove a certain level of extraordinary ability. You must be able [...]
Who Can Petition for the O-1 Visa? What is an Agent and Who Can Be an Agent? What are the Different Types of Agents for O-1 Visas?
The O-1 nonimmigrant visa is for individuals who possesses extraordinary ability in certain fields. These people are good at what they do and have [...]
What is STEM OPT extension? What degree do I have to have to qualify for the STEM OPT extension? When do I have to apply for the STEM OPT extension?
If you are currently in the U.S. and you are participating in a regular OPT, you may apply for a STEM OPT if you [...]
Should I apply for an O-1 Visa or an H-1B Visa? What are the advantages of an O-1 visa? Is an O-1 visa better than an H-1B visa? Do I Qualify for an O-1 Visa?
An O-1 visas are for people with extraordinary ability in a number of fields (e.g. television, science, business, etc.) To learn more about O-1 [...]
Fees for Form I-907 Premium Processing will increase from the current $1410 to $1440 on December 2. Premium Processing Service means that USCIS will [...]
I am studying in the U.S. on F-1 visa. Can I work in the U.S.? What is on-campus and off-campus employment? What is CPT and OPT?
If you are studying in the U.S. as a full-time student at an accredited college or university on an F-1 visa, you may be [...]
Starting on November 3, 2019, immigrant visa applicants at U.S. Consulates abroad must prove either that they will acquire approved health insurance within thirty [...]
You were on a J-1 visa program working in the United States as an intern or trainee and towards the end of your expiry [...]
USCIS have announced that they have plans to reassign some green card and naturalization cases from local field offices with long backlogs to those [...]
Up until now much of the debate surrounding immigration reform has centered around providing a pathway to Citizenship for the 11 million or so [...]