The Trump Administration and the Effect on the E-2/E-1 Treaty Investor/Trader Visas

2021-12-29T08:45:59-05:00

Since 1815, the U.S. has been signing bilateral treaties, including the E-1 treaty trader and E-2 treaty investor treaties, with other countries, that are ratified by Congress which allow citizens from other countries to get visas based on the establishment of businesses in the U.S. Essentially individuals from many of those 80 […]

The Trump Administration and the Effect on the E-2/E-1 Treaty Investor/Trader Visas2021-12-29T08:45:59-05:00

Looking Forward to the Trump Era: U.S. Immigration

2021-12-29T08:50:23-05:00

Part I: The Future of Investor Visas

Trump Bay Street development in Jersey City, New Jersey, a project of Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, is supposedly using $50 million from EB-5 investors. Why is this relevant? It signals that Mr. Trump is a proponent of foreign investment in the U.S. […]

Looking Forward to the Trump Era: U.S. Immigration2021-12-29T08:50:23-05:00

Time to File Visa Petitions is Now: Fees Going up December 23rd

2021-12-29T08:50:23-05:00

{2 minutes to read} For the first time in many years, applicants will need to pay substantially higher fees for certain visa petitions. The fees are set to increase on December 23, 2016.

If you file anytime before that date, you will only have to pay the current, less expensive fees.

Time to File Visa Petitions is Now: Fees Going up December 23rd2021-12-29T08:50:23-05:00

Hiring Foreign Workers Means Proving Your Ability To Pay Them The Prevailing Wage

2021-12-29T08:47:23-05:00

E-2 Visa Attorney – H-1B Visa Attorney.

Employers sponsoring foreign workers for green card employment must show that they have the ability to pay the new worker’s wages. When hiring through the EB-2 or EB-3 visa categories, employers must present all proposed job duties and minimum requirements for the position, and the Department […]

Hiring Foreign Workers Means Proving Your Ability To Pay Them The Prevailing Wage2021-12-29T08:47:23-05:00

Preconceived Intent: A Red Flag that Could Curtail Your Path to Immigration

2021-12-29T08:50:22-05:00

{3:20 minutes to read} When an individual has entered the US on a non-immigrant visa, and during their stay applies for another visaeither another non-immigrant or an immigrant visa through family sponsorshipUS customs, border and immigration authorities look back to the date of entry […]

Preconceived Intent: A Red Flag that Could Curtail Your Path to Immigration2021-12-29T08:50:22-05:00

Are You Eligible for a Visa Under the Petty Offense Exception?

2021-12-29T08:50:22-05:00

{3:30 minutes to read} When people apply for visas at US embassies and consulates around the world, the embassy or consulate adjudicates based on:

1. whether the applicant meets the criteria for the specific visa for which the applicant is applying; and,

2. the legal […]

Are You Eligible for a Visa Under the Petty Offense Exception?2021-12-29T08:50:22-05:00

U.S. Embassies and Consulates—Duties and Powers

2021-12-29T08:46:00-05:00

{4:20 minutes to read} The U.S. currently has 294 physical embassies, consulates and diplomatic missions across the world. In addition to assisting U.S. citizens and U.S. green card holders abroad, these posts also adjudicate visa applications as well as final adjudications of immigrant visa petitions and waivers (legal pardons) for previous deportations/removals […]

U.S. Embassies and Consulates—Duties and Powers2021-12-29T08:46:00-05:00

States’ Rights vs. Federal Rights

2021-12-29T08:46:01-05:00

{4:22 minutes to read} If a new Supreme Court Justice isn’t appointed while President Obama remains in office, his DAPA plan might not come to fruition.

In November 2014, President Obama announced his Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and lawful permanent residents, known as DAPA. He also announced […]

States’ Rights vs. Federal Rights2021-12-29T08:46:01-05:00
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