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Premium Processing Fee Increase Oct 19 2020

Premium Processing Fee Increase Oct 19 2020

USCIS announced that effective today (Oct. 19, 2020), the fee for Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing, will increase from $1,440 to $2,500, for all filings except those from petitioners filing Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, requesting H-2B or...
EB2 to EB3 India

EB2 to EB3 India

The priority date to file employment based I-485 for Indian nationals has moved up about 5 years for 3rd preference according to the October 2020 Visa Bulletin.If you are from India and your priority date is earlier than January 1, 2015, this is your opportunity to...
Should I file I-944 with my Green Card through Marriage Application?

Should I file I-944 with my Green Card through Marriage Application?

The I-944 form is a Declaration of Self Sufficiency and its purpose is to determine whether or not an immigrant will be able to support himself in the U.S. without having to use public benefits. This is known as the “Public Charge Rule“. According to...
E-2 Investor Visa – What You Need to Know

E-2 Investor Visa – What You Need to Know

The E-2 visa, also frequently called treaty investor visa, is a nonimmigrant visa that allows foreign nationals to come to the United States when making a substantial investment in the country. If you are planning on opening a new business, or acquiring a franchise,...
JUDGE TELLS USCIS THAT THE LAW SAYS WHAT IT SAYS, NOT WHAT IT SAYS IT DOES

JUDGE TELLS USCIS THAT THE LAW SAYS WHAT IT SAYS, NOT WHAT IT SAYS IT DOES

Judge grants a Preliminary Injunction barring DHS from ordering one of our clients removed while their lawsuit is pending in what it is a BIG WIN for the Immigration Law Office of Los Angeles, but most importantly, for the numerous other persons around the country...
O-1 Visa – Extraordinary Talent – Common Q&A

O-1 Visa – Extraordinary Talent – Common Q&A

  Question 1: What is an O-1 Visa? O-1 visa is designed for an alien who has extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who has a demonstrated record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry...
All you need to know about the K-1 Fiance Visa

All you need to know about the K-1 Fiance Visa

  Question 1: What is a Fiance Visa? A fiancé(e) visa, also known as a K-1 visa is used to bring a foreign fiance to the United States so that the couple can marry and apply for a green card for the foreign partner. No more long distance. Call us now at (800)...
H-1B Visa FAQ

H-1B Visa FAQ

1) What is the H-1B Visa? H-1B is a classification for “specialty occupation workers”. A specialty occupation worker is a person who will be employed to work in a job which requires at least a Bachelor’s degree in a specialized field of study. Have your own question?...
Nanny PERM

Nanny PERM

Most Frequently asked questions about the Nanny PERM process 1) What needs to be done for an application for labor certification to be approved under PERM for Nanny Positions? An Employer must do 6 things: a) Offer a non citizen a “permanent” job effective no...
H2B Visas for Nannies – FAQ

H2B Visas for Nannies – FAQ

What kinds of temporary visas are available for nannies? There are two types of temporary visas available for nannies: H-2B (Temporary Non-Agricultural Workers) and J-1 (Exchange Visitors) In this post we will discuss H-2B Visas, if you would like to know more about...