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Court Rules Government Can End TPS (Temporary Protected Status)
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Court Rules Government Can End TPS (Temporary Protected Status) Sep 16

Court Rules Government Can End TPS, clearing the way for the Trump administration to remove status for more than 300,000 refugees and tear apart hundreds of thousands of families. In a recent decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Trump administration can terminate humanitarian protections and potentially…

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Green Cards for DACA & TPS holders
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Green Cards for DACA & TPS holders

Green Cards for DACA & TPS holders Trump’s decision to end deferred action for childhood arrival (DACA) and temporary protected status (TPS) has jeopardized the legal status of hundreds of thousands of people. This decision has created a new population of unauthorized immigrants that are unprotected from deportation. We strongly…

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Legal Residency through Parent/Child
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Legal Residency through Parent/Child

Legal Residency through Parent/Child There are a variety of ways to obtain legal status or permanent residency in the United States of America. The two main paths resume in either getting the permanent residency through employment or by a family petition. In the cases related to obtaining permanent residency through…

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P-1 Visa
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P-1 Visa

P-1 Visa: The P-1 visa can be divided into two types. The P-1A visa which allows recognized athletes to enter the U.S solely for the purpose of performing at a specific athletic competition. The second is the P-1B visa, which applies if someone is coming to the U.S. to perform…

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EB-2/PERM Processing/NIW Blog
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EB-2/PERM Processing/NIW Blog

EB-2/PERM Processing/NIW Blog Foreign workers to be permanently hired at a company may seek an EB-2 green card. This green card will allow the individual to reside in the US for permanent work. Applicant must have one of the following qualifications in order to be eligible for an EB-2 green…

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USCIS Changes Their Fees Charged for Most Applications
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USCIS Changes Their Fees Charged for Most Applications

USCIS Changes Their Fees Charged for Most Applications On August 3, 2020, USCIS  has set a list of changes in the fees for many application forms. This new rule significantly alters the USCIS fee schedule by adjusting fees by a weighted average increment of 20 percent. The new list of…

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H-1B Visa
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H-1B Visa

An H-1B Visa is a temporary worker visa that allows foreign nationals to reside in the US for a specialty occupation. The amount of H1-B visas issued each year is limited, so be sure to consult with an attorney to make sure your application is thoroughly completed for best chances…

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ICE Ruling Restricts International Students for the Fall 2020 Semester
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ICE Ruling Restricts International Students for the Fall 2020 Semester

ICE Ruling Restricts International Students for the Fall 2020 Semester  The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many higher education institutions to reconsider and substantially revise their pedagogical structures. As many colleges and universities begin to release their fall reopening plan, or lack thereof, many international students are finding themselves in a…

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Coronavirus Impact on O-1 Visa holders

Coronavirus Impact on O-1 Visa holders Due to the recent events of the coronavirus outbreak, unemployment rates have skyrocketed. Losing a job can be incredibly stressful and current O-1 “extraordinary ability” visa holders may find themselves in an especially tough situation. The options available are circumstantial for each individual O-1…

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Supreme Court Ruling on DACA Brief Report
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Supreme Court Ruling on DACA Brief Report

Supreme Court Ruling on DACA Brief Report The Supreme Court barred President Trump’s administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program previously started by Obama that prevented the deportation of over 800,000 immigrants that came to the US as children. We know this is a relief…

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USCIS Extends Flexibility for Responding to Agency Requests
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USCIS Extends Flexibility for Responding to Agency Requests

USCIS Extends Flexibility for Responding to Agency Requests Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) had continued to work remotely and limit services offered online. Now as the severity of the pandemic subsides and certain in-person services are resumed, the USCIS is extending certain…

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Visa Service Update at the US Embassy in Abu Dhabi
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Visa Service Update at the US Embassy in Abu Dhabi

Visa Service Update at the US Embassy in Abu Dhabi General Updates The US Embassy in Abu Dhabi will resume some of its services. However, they will only be taking certain appointments. These appointments will be limited to applicants for immigrant (IR 1, CR 1, IR 2**, CR 2**) visa…

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