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Will Your Immigration Case Be Impacted by the New Rule that Went into Effect on Jan. 17th?

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rule “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers” took effect on January 17, 2017. The rule amends regulations related to certain employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs, so you may be wondering if you will be impacted. If your case is adjudicated after January 17th, 2017, it will be subject to the new rule.

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Immigration Success Story: Employment-Based EB-2

Employment-Based Green Card for Physical Therapist We regularly help clients in petitioning for permanent resident status (“green card”) for their employees with specialized knowledge and advanced degrees. This month, we are highlighting the success story of a Doctor of Physical Therapy who was able to obtain a green card. Previously, we worked to prepare H-1B petitions for him on behalf of his employer. We were very happy to learn that his employer, a highly successful […]

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New Consular Fees for Immigrant Visas and Passports

Following an increase in consular fees for non-immigrant visa applications, the Department of State recently announced changes in fees for immigrant visa applications as well as passport services for U.S. citizens. As before, the new fees will help to cover the true cost of processing visa and passport applications and the operating costs for consular posts overseas, domestic passport agencies and other service centers. The prior fee for immigrant visa applications was $355.  The new […]

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