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How the U.S. Government Response to the Coronavirus Could Affect Immigration and Visa Holders

Measures to Combat the Coronavirus will Also Affect Lawful Permanent Residents Sweeping New Travel Restrictions In response to a widening global health crisis over the coronavirus, the U.S. has imposed travel bans, quarantines and limited U.S. consular access within China. These changes will have a significant effect on citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR), U.S. visa … Continue reading

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2020 USCIS H-1B Update – What You Need to Know

Our immigration attorneys explain the new USCIS process for professional workers.  H-1B Cap registration season is almost here. This season is likely to be a wild one, so you, your employer and your immigration attorney need to be ready. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) has made some fairly substantial changes to the H-1B … Continue reading

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Israelis Finally Granted E-2 Visas

Pursuant to the treaty investor agreement signed and executed between the United States and Israel, The US Department of State announced that from May 1, 2019, the E-2 Treaty Investor Visa became available for Israeli citizens wishing to make a substantial investment in or set up a business here in the United States.  To qualify … Continue reading

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NEWS UPDATE ON H-1B 2020

USCIS announcement that the H-1B selection process is complete On April 11, 2019, USCIS announced that it had completed the computer-generated lottery to meet the statutorily mandated H-1B visas of 20,000 for master’s cap, and 65,000 for regular cap petitions.  The total number of H-1B petitions received between April 1 and April 5 was 201,011, thus … Continue reading

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