Immigration Blog

The Secret to Longevity Revealed…

Giselle wanted to know the secret to living a timeless, vibrant, and stylish life at 101 years old. Dr. Fran Kinnie’s advice was: “Keep your heart ️young and mind open.” What a pleasure and inspiration to spend time with Fran at Jacksonville University’s Public Policy Institute, where Giselle previously served on the Advisory Board. Thank you, Fran!

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Forbes: Frightening Data on H-1B Crackdown

Forbes recently highlighted alarming data on how the H-1B adjudicatory process is affecting U.S. businesses and in particular the IT services sector. If you’re a frequent reader of my newsletter, you know about the unprecedented number of Requests for Further Evidence (RFEs) and outright denials. This article objectively shows the numbers: If you’re a frequent reader of my newsletter, you know about the unprecedented number of Requests for Further Evidence (RFEs) and outright denials. This […]

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What Are the Options Beyond the H-1B?

Unfortunately, some new H-1B petitions will not be accepted this year or might not get approved. I explore the options beyond the H-1B with my clients. But I’m so passionate about helping our clients achieve their immigration goals that I took the time to write a book about it. My book, Beyond the H-1B: A Guide to Work Visa Options for Employers, Foreign Nationals, and Graduating Students, is designed to help readers understand the most […]

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Giselle Carson on WJXT’s Segment “The Year of the Woman in Politics”

On WJXT’s morning show segment “The Year of the Woman in Politics”, Giselle shared her insight on the impact women have in politics. She also discussed two local events that have a powerful effect on her and other women in the community, Generation W and Nine in 15’s recent tribute to Women in Politics. Watch the video.

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Giselle Carson on “This Week in Jacksonville”

Giselle Carson recently appeared on WJXT’s “This Week in Jacksonville” to discuss the potential E-Verify requirement in Florida. Watch the video!

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USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for H-1B Cap Petitions

On January 28, USCIS resumed premium processing for FY 2019 H-1B cap petitions only! This is because USCIS still has FY 2019 unadjudicated petitions as a result of the ongoing system inefficiencies and unjustified requests for evidence, which are creating huge delays and backlogs in the system. If you have received a request for evidence (RFE) and choose to pay for premium processing, you should include your RFE response with the request for premium processing. […]

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