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Monthly Archives from November 2014

Marks Gray Estate and Tax Planning e-Bulletin

Marks Gray shareholder and Florida Bar Certified in Tax Law, John R. Crawford publishes the year-end newsletter, 2014 Estate and Tax Planning e-Bulletin. Before the chaos of the holiday season is in full swing, now is a good time to review your current estate plan. Mr. Crawford provides useful information to consider before the new year is here.

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Marks Gray Immigration Alert!

Many immigrants and nonimmigrants have questions regarding how President Obama’s executive order will affect them and their business. Lead immigration attorney, Giselle Carson, provides guidance in Marks Gray Immigration Alert.

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Marks Gray's November 2014 Immigration Update is Available

The immigration practice group has published the last bulletin for 2014. Please click here to read the latest on immigration news that affects you most. We look forward to returning in January 2015.

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FAQ: PERM Recruitment

Q. What recruitment steps are required under PERM? A. PERM requires employers to undergo specific forms of recruitment within the six months prior to filing the PERM application. These forms of recruitment include: a 30 day job order with the State Workforce Agency (SWA), an internal notice of filing the job opportunity at the place of employment and two Sunday ads in the newspaper of general circulation. To continue, please click here.

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Best Life Tips: To Healthy Holidays!

With the holidays fast approaching, remember to set aside time for yourself, friends and family. It can prove a challenge to take time for yourself and eat healthy. I hope these simple tips will help you enjoy a healthy and joyful holiday season.    Enjoy and focus on the people, not the food.  Remember that holiday parties and social functions are to get together and enjoy others company. Make the occasional party the exception to your diet, […]

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U.S. and China agree to ease visa regulations

Under the new regulations, U.S. and Chinese business and tourist visa applicants may be able to obtain 10-year multiple-entry B nonimmigrant visas.   Previously, the B visa validity was for one year.   Students and exchange visitors can now apply for 5-year multiple-entry F, M, or J visas. Chinese citizens are the largest applicants of B nonimmigrant visas to the U.S. and these visa changes are likely to increase the number of these applications.  To […]

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