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FAQ: H-1B and Cap Exempt Organizations

Can you benefit from the H-1B Cap-Exemption? The H-1B cap is one of the current greatest concerns and challenges for employers seeking to hire professional foreign nationals. Employers are challenged by the limited (capped) number of H-1B visas available and the oversubscribed demand for these visas (the cap is typically reached within the first five days of filing).

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FAQ: PERM Labor Certification Process – Phase 1

The First Step to an Employment-Based “Green Card” -The Labor Certification Process (PERM) Phase 1:  Case Strategy, PERM initiation, Job Requirements Determination, and Prevailing Wage Determination There are 3 steps to obtaining a green card based on employment:

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FAQ: Immigration Business Plan for L-1s and E-2 Investors Visas

Our latest post in our Frequently Asked Questions about Immigration has been posted on our website. Click here to download your copy today!

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FAQ: DACA, DAPA and SCOTUS – U.S. v. Texas Decision

About the Decision: On June 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) issued a one-sentence per curium ruling in U.S. v. Texas, simply stating “The judgment is affirmed by an equally divided court”. This 4-4 decision left in place the Fifth Circuit ruling blocking the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA+) and Deferred Action for Parents of American and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA).

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What should I do before the immigration interview?

What should I do before the interview? Obtain one (1) 2×2 passport-style photograph. Complete the online Nonimmigrant Visa Electronic Application, Form DS-160, which can be accessed at https://ceac.state.gov/genniv/ and print the confirmation page with barcode. pay the visa application fee and print the payment receipt. Schedule your interview and print the interview appointment confirmation. What should I do to prepare for the interview? Review all paperwork for accuracy and to ensure that you have all […]

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What is the National Visa Center (NVC)?

The NVC is a Department of State (DOS) facility that handles immigrant visa-processing. They act as a liaison between USCIS, the green card applicant(s) and the consular post abroad. What is the National Visa Center (NVC)? The NVC is a Department of State (DOS) facility that handles immigrant visa-processing. They act as a liaison between USCIS, the green card applicant(s) and the consular post abroad. After USCIS approves your immigrant petition (I-130 or I-140), USCIS […]

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