Immigration Blog

FAQ: My Petition is Approved – Now What?

Thankfully, after overcoming the RFEs and delays, we are getting approvals and every one is relieved.  As we receive approvals, clients often asked, “What is next? Now what?” In this PDF guide, we share answers to the FAQs about your new status and related issues. Download the PDF

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Answers to Your Pressing Questions about E-Verify TNCs

Immigration and I-9 compliance continue to be hot topics. And a number of clients have come to us lately with questions about Tentative Nonconfirmations (TNCs) and I-9 verifications. What does a TNC mean? What should you do next? Can you still hire the employee? Do you have to terminate him or her? It can be confusing to even seasoned HR personnel! So, we put together this FAQs list to help you clear up the matter. […]

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FAQs about the Cap-Gap and H-1B Petitions Still Pending Adjudication

Are you and your employees still waiting for a cap-subject H-1B petition adjudication? You are not alone. Foreign nationals and their employers have been facing more uncertainty, scrutiny, and challenges over the last two years. Since filings currently cannot be upgraded to premium processing, we may be waiting well beyond September for USCIS to complete the adjudication of these pending petitions. Here are answers to FAQs to help you and your employees plan for an […]

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Flowchart of O-1A Process

The O-1A is a work visa for those with extraordinary achievement in science, education, business, or athletics. Download a PDF of the flowchart.  

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What You Need to Know about the New InfoPass Appointment Process

Jacksonville was one of five local USCIS field offices selected to implement a new InfoPass appointment pilot program. Some information about the program conflicts with our actual experience with the system, so we wanted to share our tips for making and going to your appointment. Not all appointment types are currently accepted. The Jacksonville office is temporarily not accepting InfoPass appointments for information services. You can only schedule appointments for document services (such as passport […]

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What You Need to Know about the Travel Ban

The US Supreme Court upheld the third, re-engineered version of President Trump’s travel ban by a vote of 5 to 4. This decision will add another brick to the invisible wall creating negative disruption to businesses, families, and our country’s prosperity. We already had and now will have an enhanced “extreme vetting” process for all visa processing. The United States has some of the most comprehensive visa screening procedures in the world, which include identity, security, and […]

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