When the United States formed in 1776, every citizen was an immigrant. For decades, America would proudly boast its reputation as a melting pot, welcoming immigrants through Ellis Island in New York.
However, in the last decade, immigration has become a contentious issue, and undocumented immigrants gained an undeserved negative reputation.
When undocumented immigrants are discussed, often,...Read More
For foreigners who want to enter the United States of America legally, a few routes exist to allow entry pathways.
Employment-based and family-based immigration remains the most common pathways for entry. While both routes provide the same result – legal access – each has very different requirements and rules.
How Does Employment-Based Immigration Work?
When a business offers a...Read More
If you’re going through the immigration process to become a temporary or permanent lawful resident of the United States, you’ll be under scrutiny the entire time. It’s a lengthy and complicated process, and if you commit a crime during the proceedings, a lot can change.
A person who wants to become a legal resident will have to submit a series of applications to be considered...Read More
Foreign-born specialized workers who wish to work in the United States need to obtain a visa to work. One common path is finding a sponsor, also their employer, to allow them to work in the country.
An H-1B Visa grants a specialized foreign worker a temporary allowance to work inside the United States.
Who Qualifies For An H-1B Visa?
A specialized worker in a technical field, or STEM...Read More
U.S. Supreme Court Rules To Allow DACA
On June 18, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to allow the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to continue. The Court found that the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the program was “arbitrary and capricious” under the Administrative Procedures Act and failed to consider the hardship to DACA recipients. HERE is a...Read More
For a non-resident, the hurdles to permanent status in the U.S. can seem overwhelming. Many factors determine how a non-resident must proceed through the bureaucratic minefield. Because so many variables need to be considered, many potential U.S. residents seek the counsel of an experienced immigration attorney. Having that experience behind you to guide your efforts can be a source of greater...Read More