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Foreign National Investments Help to Create Jobs

Foreign National Investment Help Create Jobs In an election year taking place during a recession, a hot topic is job creation. We are thankful for the foreign nationals that come to our country to establish businesses and help stir job and income growth. We are proud of our client who came to us for assistance to obtain a visa to manage and direct a new office of her growing business in the U.S. The preparation […]

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P-1 Visa is a Hole in One for Pro Golfer

P Visa is a Hole in One for Pro Golfer The U.S. has been at the forefront of international athletics for decades. Each Olympiad and international competition consistently shows the U.S. at or near the top of the medal count or leader board. These successes attract athletes from all over the world to come to our country in order to train and compete in their respective sports. In order for a non-citizen to come to […]

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ICE Exercises a Favorable Decision in I-9 Violation Case

Immigration Success Story: I‐9 Visa ICE Exercises a Favorable Decision in I‐9 Violation Case Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and their crackdown on proper I‐9 and worker documentation for employers have been a common theme in many of my blog posts and e‐newsletter reports as of late. ICE expects to conduct 3,000 worksite audits in FY2012 and 2013, including large employers to create a culture of compliance. Any, or several, local employers could be next. […]

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Immigration Success Story: Cap-Exempt H-1B for Skilled Workers and Professionals

The Marks Gray Immigration Team regularly helps employers who qualify for cap-exempt H-1B visas. This month, we are highlighting the success story of a college and a mathematics professor from Ethiopia. The H-1B allows US employers to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations. Certain organizations are exempt from the highly competitive annual H-1B visa lottery, including institutions of higher education, non-profit entities related to or affiliated with a higher education institution, and nonprofit or government […]

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Immigration Success Story: H-1B for Skilled Workers and Professionals

The Marks Gray Immigration Team is already helping clients with H-1B petitions for the upcoming April lottery. This month, we are highlighting the success story of a French citizen who received a cap-subject (lottery subject) H-1B petition last year under the FY2017 lottery. After receiving notice from us that his H-1B petition was selected under the lottery, our client said, “For real!…Oh my god!!!! Thank you very much!!!!”

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Immigration Success Story: Green Card for Skilled Workers and Professionals

The Marks Gray Immigration Team regularly helps clients with I-140 Petitions and Green Card applications for Professional or Skilled Workers. This month, we are highlighting the success story of Maria, a registered nurse from the Philippines. For some green card categories and countries of origin, the backlog is years long. To achieve the desired results, these candidates and their employers must be in it for the long haul. Maria and our hospital client were willing […]

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