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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Here are a few additional resources for COVID-19 updates: U.S. Department of State – COVID-19 Information U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Florida Department of Health – COVID-19

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What You Need to Know about the Public Charge Rule

  Learn about the new regulations for visa applicants who have or are likely to use public benefits, such as subsidized housing, food stamps, and Medicaid. Download the PDF.

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The Outlook on Immigration in 2020

Forbes did a fairly comprehensive report on what to expect on immigration this year – from H-1B adjudications and policy changes related to H-4s and L-1s to worksite enforcement. Here are some highlights of what to expect: The high rate of H-1B RFEs and denials will continue. USCIS’s new registration filing system will result in more filings. New rules and regulations will continue to restrict legal immigration. A rule to prevent H-1B visa holders’ spouses […]

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Supporting Military Families

The Marks Gray Community Service committee gathered gifts to support military families this holiday season!

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What Else to Expect for Business Immigration in 2020?

The proposed regulatory agenda for business immigration in 2020 includes: Re-defining the term “specialty occupation” to continue to narrow the occupations that qualify for H-1B visas. The target date for this proposal is spring 2020. Extension of the 15-day premium processing timeline from 15 calendar days to 15 business days. Elimination of the ability of H-4 spouses to apply for an employment authorization document (EAD). The target date for this proposal is March 2020. Employers […]

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Immigrants Lead the Way for America in Nobel Prizes

Since the year 2000, immigrants have made up almost 40% of American Nobel Prize winners in Chemistry, Medicine, and Physics.  This year is no different, with four US immigrants being named Nobel Laureates. Learn more about these amazing men and women and their contributions at Forbes.  Where will our next Nobel winners come from?

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