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Options for UK and British Citizens to Immigrate to the United States after Brexit

On June 23, 2016, citizens of the United Kingdom held a referendum to determine whether the UK should leave the European Union – known as the Brexit referendum. White there were fierce advocates for both sides, the world expected that voters would choose to stay in the EU. However, the unexpected happened and the majority […]

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| Posted in E-2, Entrepreneurs, Fiance Visa, Green Card, H-1B, Investors, L-1, LGBT, Students, U.S. Immigration, USCIS |

Civil surgeon Examination in Adjustment of Status Applications

When applying for adjustment of status, all foreign nationals must undergo a medical examination with an approved civil surgeon to determine that he or she is not inadmissible to the United States on public health grounds. For details on what constitutes inadmissibility on health-related grounds, click here. Inadmissibility grounds can include: substance abuse, communicable diseases […]

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| Posted in Adjustment of Status, Green Card, Inadmissibility, U.S. Immigration, Waivers |

Employment Authorization for spouses of H-1B Holders in H-4 status

As of May 2015, spouses of H-1B visa holders who are in H-4 status may be eligible to apply for employment authorization if the H-1B spouse’s employer has an approved I-140 petition or if the spouse is in the 2nd H-1B extension under AC21. In either of these cases, H-4 spouses can file an I-765 […]

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| Posted in Employment Authorization, H-1B, U.S. Immigration, Work Visa |

Obama Announces Details on Immigration Executive Action

On November 20, 2014, President Barack Obama announced an Executive Action plan to overhaul and attempt to reform the broken U.S. immigration system. His plans include: Extending the validity period on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applications from two years to three years Announcing a new plan called Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA). […]

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| Posted in Advance Parole, Citizenship, DACA, Employment Authorization, Entrepreneurs, Executive Action, Green Card, Investors, L-1, Naturalization, OPT, Students, U.S. Immigration |

When Should a B-1 Business Visitor Visa Holder be on an H-1B Visa?

A citizen of a foreign country who wishes to enter the United States must first obtain an appropriate visa. The most common visa for visitors is the B visa. This applies to people entering the United States temporarily for business (B-1), or for pleasure or medical treatment (B-2). B-1 visas allow foreign nationals coming to […]

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