Free Webinar April 14: A Guide To Sponsoring Your Spouse or Fiancee

Register Now by clicking HERE Have you just gotten married or engaged to an immigrant in the U.S. or overseas? Is your immigration attorney telling you that the process is not as easy or as quick as you had once thought?  One of the main challenges for U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents who have a foreign born spouse or fiancé currently living in the U.S. or abroad is how best to bring...
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CSC Practice Pointer on I-129 Work Locations

The California Service Center (CSC) recently provided a pointer on how employers and attorneys should complete the section of Form I-129 that asks for the number of employees.  While the I-129 form only asks for the full number of employees at the company in Part 12, CSC recommends that you list the number of employees on-site versus off-site as separate figures.  For example, the section could...
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VSC Updates Filing Location for H-1B Cap Cases

The Vermont Service Center (VSC) had advised that new H-1B applications that are subject to the H-1B cap should be filed at the following addresses: H-1B Regular Cap USCIS VSC Attn: H-1B Cap 4 Lemnah Drive St. Albans, VT 05479-0001 H-1B U.S. Master’s Exemption Cases USCIS VSC Attn: H-1B U.S. Masters Cap 4 Lemnah Drive St. Albans, VT 05479-0001 The VSC filing addresses for all other H-1B...
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Sen. Schumer and Graham Outline Immigration Reform Plan

In today’s Washington Post, Senators Chuck Schumer and Lindsey Graham finally outline their proposal for immigration reform.  As the saying goes, the devil is in the details, and this broad outline is short on details.  But it does outline the overall goals of the plan, which are to create biometric Social Security cards to ensure that illegal workers cannot get jobs; fulfill and strength...
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DOS Releases April 2010 Visa Bulletin

The U.S. Department of State released its April 2010 Visa Bulletin.  To view the Visa Bulletin, please click here. Here’s what happened: Employment-Based Category Two (EB-2): China – advanced 1 1/2 months Employment-Based Category Three (EB-3) All Other Chargeability Areas – advanced 1 1/2 months China – advanced 1 1/2 months India – advanced 2 months Philippines – advanced 1 1/2...
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