The employer does not have to sponsor the worker’s spouse or children. In most instances, when a foreign worker applies to immigrate, his/her spouse and unmarried children under the age of 21 can apply as residents or for an adjustment of status. This process is something the employee and his/her family would manage.
Investment EB-5 Visas Immigration We help wealthy individuals to obtain eb-5 visas or Green Cards for themselves, their spouses and dependent children under the age of 21. The requirement for this program is an investment of $1.0 million or $500,000 in a targeted employment area (TEA), and in an eligible business that will create 10 jobs [...]
Court Re-in-states International Entrepreneur Parole Program Entrepreneurs, start-up companies and a trade association joined together to oppose the postponement of the International Entrepreneur Rule (IER). This rule, with an effective date of July 17, 2017, would have permitted foreign entrepreneurs to travel to or stay in the United States to grow new businesses. Less than [...]
Are you on edge about the complicated process of applying for a green card, immigrant visa or U.S. citizenship, or even of avoiding deportation? Trying to figure it out on your own will quickly send you over the edge. Research shows that a sharp increase in applications for U.S. citizenship both prior to and following [...]
As the world ponders on the future of U.S. EB-5 program, the more challenging issue is how immigration practitioners are dealing with options to visa retrogression for China. Today, investing $500,000 in a targeted employment area (TEA) or $1,000,000 for non-TEA does not guarantee green card in less than two years as it used to [...]
The Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) John F. Kelly announced yesterday his decision to extend—for an additional six months—the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti. This extension is effective July 23, 2017 through January 22, 2018. According to DHS, the six-month extension is to allow Haitian TPS recipients living in the United States time [...]
Effective April 3, 2017, USCIS will temporarily suspend premium processing of all H-1B petitions. This suspension may last up to 6 months. While H-1B premium processing is suspended, petitioners will not be able to file Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service for a Form I-129, Petition for a Non-immigrant Worker which requests the H-1B [...]
The 2016 presidential election which outcome shocked the world when President Donald J. Trump was elected is rapidly changing U.S. immigration landscape. Starting with the ill-fated executive action which banned seven majority Muslim countries, the U.S. immigration world was thrown into chaos. People traveled hoping to be welcomed by their loved ones only to be [...]