When to File Your Adjustment of Status Application for Family-Sponsored or Employment-Based Immigrant Visas: December 2016

Are you seeking to adjust your status and become a U.S. permanent resident under a family-sponsored or employment-based preference immigrant visa? If you have not yet had a relative or employer file an immigrant visa petition on your behalf, please…

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Tax Alert: The Facts about the Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN)

Regardless of immigration status, immigrants working the United States generally are required to pay taxes, including income tax. Authorized workers can get social security numbers needed to file tax returns. Others who don’t have the required work authorized visas to…

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Physician FAQ: Do I need a new work visa stamp if I change employers?

FAQ:  I have an H-1B visa stamp that’s unexpired.  However, I have changed jobs since the visa stamp and no longer work for the employer shown on my visa stamp.  I plan to travel soon. Do I need to apply…

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Immigration Application Fees Set to Rise on December 23

Planning to apply for a visa or green card?  You should know that fees charged by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for most applications will increase about 21% on December 23, 2016. According to the USCIS, this increase is…

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Conrad 30 “J-1 Waiver” Program set to expire on December 9, 2016

Unless extended by Congress, the Conrad State 30 Program will expire on December 9, 2016. The Conrad 30 program is run by state health departments and allows medical doctors on J-1 visas to apply for a waiver of the two-year…

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When to File Your Adjustment of Status Application for Family Sponsored or Employment-Based Preference Visas: November 2016

Are you seeking to adjust your status and become a U.S. permanent resident under a family-sponsored or employment-based preference immigrant visa? If you have not yet had a relative or employer file an immigrant visa petition on your behalf, please…

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U.S. immigration system fails to deliver on promise of America

This article was originally published in the Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, Texas A nation’s laws reflect its values, whether people realize it or not. Our immigration system doesn’t paint a flattering portrait of what Americans hold dear, and the longer we…

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November Visa Bulletin and Predictions for Green Card Availability Over Next Few Months

November Visa Bulletin shows some movement in several family and employment related green card categories. As reported by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA),  here are some of the Department of State expectations for availability of green cards over the next…

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USCIS Celebrates Constitution Day and Citizenship Day

WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is celebrating Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, observed on Sept. 17, and Constitution Week, with nearly 240 naturalization ceremonies across the country. More than 38,000 candidates will become America’s newest citizens during…

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September 17 is Citizenship Day! Do you know what it takes to become a US citizen?

September 17 is Constitution and Citizenship Day, a day to commemorate the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787, and “recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens.” Congratulations to those who have become citizens this…

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