Immigration Blog

Canadian E Visa Process is made Easier

In response to demands from business leaders, the DOS recently streamlined the process to renew E visa applications for Canadians.  Companies registered with the U.S. Consulate General’s E-visa unit in Canada can schedule appointments for their qualifying employees within a few days. The renewal process does not require a re-submission of the entire package of information about the company, only documentation related to the qualification of the employee.  The new procedures will allow easier and […]

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The February Visa Bulletin is Released

The bulletin shows a slight forward movement in all visa preference categories and a potential monthly movement for family and employment categories through May 2015. In February, the priority date for EB-3 China will be more than 17 months ahead of EB-2 China which could lead to a significant number of filings for EB-3 China and might require correction later in the fiscal year.  EB-2 India will be at Sept. 1, 2005 and is expected to […]

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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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Best Life Tips: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As we celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness month, we would like to remind our readers that engaging in regular physical activity can help reduce the risk of breast cancer. Studies show that physical activity equivalent to four hours of walking or two hours of cycling each week can help decrease risks of breast cancer by 10%. For more information, please click here.

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November Visa Bulletin

There was slight forward movement in most categories, except the employment-based, second preference India category, which retrogressed from May 1, 2009 to February 15, 2005. The Visa Bulletin also included notes on potential visa availability in the coming months. To read the entire bulletin, click here.

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Best Life Tips: Tea Time

Research shows that tea drinkers live a longer and healthier life than those who do not drink tea. Tea contains numerous antioxidants and, according to the study, those who drink it have lower blood pressure as well as a lower BMI. The study further states tea drinkers have lower cholesterol levels, smoked less tobacco, were physically more active than non-tea drinkers and had a reduced risk of developing heart problems. To find out more information related to […]

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