Filing Deadlines for Optional Practical Training (OPT)

Are you a foreign student applying for post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT)?  Are you wondering what filing deadlines exist for your case? There are several deadlines to consider in handling an OPT application.  A student must properly file his or her Form I-765 up to 90 days prior to his or her program end-date and no later than 60 days after his or her program end-date. The...
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DOS Releases November 2012 Visa Bulletin

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released its November 2012 Visa Bulletin. The Visa Bulletin sets forth per country priority dates that regulate the ability of an individual to file an adjustment of status application or consular process at a U.S. Embassy.  Foreign nationals can file the adjustment application if their priority dates are prior to the cutoff dates specified by the DOS in the...
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USCIS Announces New Filing Options for Canadian TN Nonimmigrants

What is a TN Visa? NAFTA is the North American Free Trade Agreement. It creates special economic and trade relationships for the United States, Canada and Mexico. The nonimmigrant NAFTA Professional (TN) visa allows citizens of Canada and Mexico, as NAFTA professionals, to work in the United States.  Permanent residents, including Canadian permanent residents, are not able to apply to work as a...
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