The employment-based, second preference category for India jumped forward from November 15, 2004, to September 1, 2008. There also is forward movement in most other categories. Click here to read the entire bulletin.Continue Reading
Sitting has been found to be as dangerous to our long-term health as much as tobacco use and yet most of us spend a significant part of our days sitting. Chairs are modern tools that force our bodies into unnatural slumped-over positions for dangerously periods of times. As a result, we are getting gradually weaker, gaining weight and becoming more susceptible to diabetes, heart disease and depression. A 2013 survey of 30,000 women found that those […]Continue Reading
Best Life Tips: Networking with Confidence in Today’s Business World
Clockwork Marketing’s Maxine McBride recently presented to Marks Gray attorneys on ‘best practices’ in networking in business. Ms. McBride provided useful tips on working a room, introductions, etiquette at business functions and more. To read more tips click here.Continue Reading
The June 2014 Visa Bulletin is here. It shows employment-based, third preference (EB3) category cutoff dates rolling back across the board, except for EB3 India and the Philippines. EB3 China is hit especially hard, with the priority dates retrogressing by full 6-years. Thefamily-based, second preference “A” (FB2A) category for spouses and (unmarried, minor) children of lawful permanent residents retrogresses by more than a year for all countries of chargeability.Continue Reading
Best Life Tips: To Achieve, Don’t Cut Into Your Sleep!
With the H-1B filings and tax seasons in full force, April can be a month filled with stress and lack of sleep. However, the best way to manage these stressors is to get sufficient sleep. “Most people treat sleep as a luxury, but it is definitely a necessity,” says James B. Maas, Ph.D., an internationally recognized authority on sleep and performance who served as Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow, Professor and past Chairman of Psychology […]Continue Reading
EB-1 remains current across the board and EB-2 for Mexico and Philippines are current. EB-2 India remains unchanged at November 15, 2004 and EB-2 China moves forward to March 8, 2009. EB-3 China and Mexico move forward to October 1, 2012. EB-3 Philippines moves forward to June 15, 2007, while EB-3 India remains the same September 15, 2003. Click here to read the entire bulletin.Continue Reading