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O-1 Questions: What Published Materials and Awards Show You’re at the Top of Your Field?

When applying for an O-1 visa, you may need to show evidence of working “at the top of your field”. This could include internationally recognized awards and publications.  You may wonder, what are some specific examples of these materials? What awards or publications demonstrate enough expertise to submit? What qualifies as an internationally recognized award?  The award needs to be considered prestigious and related to your activities in the United States.  For example, you could […]

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National Interest Waiver Green Card Approval Success Story

We have been working with Matt and his amazing family for about five years. They came to us as a referral from Justin, another great client and athlete on a P-1 visa.  Since Matt and his family were looking for a path to a green card to continue to live, work, and contribute to the U.S., and since his company was making significant contributions to our infrastructure and ecosystem, we thought the National Interest Waiver […]

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Video Immigration Tips: An Overview of the Adjustment of Status Process

  See More Videos and Resources: What You Should Know about the October 2020 Visa Bulletin  30-Minute Adjustment of Status Webinar FAQ PDF: What you should know about the Visa Bulletin

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$208,000 — That’s the Default Annual Wage on DOL’s October New Rule on Prevailing Wages and Hike in H-1B Wages

DOL’s interim final rule, currently in effect, includes a significant hike to all prevailing wages and a default prevailing wage determination of $208,000/yr for multiple occupations.  Several business groups, universities, and technology firms quickly filed suits to stop this arbitrary and wild rule.  After DOL released a new interim final rule dramatically increasing DOL’s prevailing wages used for H-1B, H-1B1 and E-3 visas and PERM Labor Certifications to numerous occupations, many organizations filed lawsuits challenging […]

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Marks Gray Business Immigration Tips for Employers: How to Perform Form I-9 Verification for Remote Workers Using an Agent or Authorized Employer Representative

Employers — want to know how you can use an agent or authorized employer representative to perform remote Form I-9 verification? With ongoing remote work, which is likely to continue, employers have been asking me to review the option for completing the Form I-9 for remote workers using an agent or authorized employer representative, such as another HR professional, family member or anyone else. Here is a step-by-step overview of this process.  Section 1 This […]

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