The Madness and Stupidity of Reciprocity and Visa Validity Periods
Recently, the U.S. randomly decided to lower the E-2 visa validity from 60 months to 18 months for Danish citizens. The E-2 visa, one which is used by many entrepreneurs launching U.S. companies as well as existing companies to send [...]
Martin Luther King Jr. Day; An Important Day for Reflection on the Struggle to Achieve Equal Rights in America.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day serves as an annual reminder of what happened in this country, so we don't forget. It is a day for all people who live in the U.S., whether White, Black, Asian, Latino, or any other [...]
A Brief Respite from the Madness: Consular Interviews for Certain Visas Waived for 2022
The good news on the U.S. immigration front has been few and far between since Covid-19 shut down the world in March of 2021. It’s hard to fathom all the barriers that the U.S. government created in that lapse of [...]
Finally, the U.S. is open for business again. Travel Ban Lifted!
Good news for U.S. businesses, foreign investors and entrepreneurs, and the U.S. economy in general: For almost 20 months, the U.S. was closed for business, at least to people from 36 countries. Now it is finally open again and the [...]
Trump vs. Biden
9 months into the Biden administration, what are the fundamental differences between the administrations when it comes to immigration? Consistency is one. The Trump administration was anti-immigrant from the beginning and was consistent for four years in closing the doors [...]
The National Interest Exception (NIE) is here to stay, for now.
The National Interest Exception (NIE) is here to stay, for now. Recently the administration announced that Presidential Proclamation 10143, which suspends direct travel to the United States from the Schengen countries, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Brazil, Iran, China, Iran, and [...]