Category Archive for: ‘Immigration’

For Here or To Go Explores Hardships of an Expiring Visa

For Here or To Go Explores Hardships of an Expiring Visa

For Here or To Go Explores Hardships of an Expiring Visa For here or To Go is a story based on the experience of a software engineer from India whose visa is about to expire. The film explores his visa struggles in the United States and follows the process he takes for visa renewal. While the movie has a strong …

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New US Executive Order Impacts Indian Outsourcing World

New US Executive Order Impacts Indian Outsourcing World

New US Executive Order Impacts Indian Outsourcing World The recent Executive Orders that stresses on ‘Buy American, Hire American’ and asks for a review of the H1-B visa system has many hitting the panic button. By Taniya Talukdar Since Donald Trump assumed office in the White House, many people have been waiting on pins and needles to hear about his …

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Immigration Reform: H1-B Visa Program

Immigration Reform: H1-B Visa Program

Current Status of H-1B Visa The H-1B Visa is a non-immigrant visa classification for temporary employment in a specialty occupation with qualifying US Company. Currently, the H-1B Visa Program remains the same as it has been over the decade, although like in the past, there are several proposed bills pending with the House of Representatives to revise and revamp the …

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Know Your Immigration Rights

Know Your Immigration Rights

Know Your Immigration Rights By Manju Kalidindi, Esq. Everyone living in the United States has certain basic rights under the U.S. Constitution. According to the 14th Amendment: “All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or …

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Immigration Q & A

Author by Edward Boreth Q. My friend invested $100,000 in a business in the US and got his papers. How is that possible? I though the minimum was $1 million investment? There are several possibilities for how your friend was able to obtain immigration benefits through investment. He might have opened a company as a branch of another company he …

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Edward Boreth

Immigration Q and A

Author by Edward Boreth Q.  My friend invested $100,000 in a business in the US and got his papers. How is that possible? I though the minimum was $1 million investment? There are several possibilities for how your friend was able to obtain immigration benefits through investment. He might have opened a company as a branch of another company he owned …

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Immigration Q & A

Immigration Q and A

Author by Edward Boreth Q. I would like to get married to my fiancée in India. I am a US citizen. What is the best way to bring her here? A. You have several options. First, you can apply for a fiancé visa (K1) for your intended, if you have seen her within the last two years. Once your fiancée …

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Immigration Q & A

Immigration Q & A April 2015

Author by Edward Boreth Q. I would like to get married to my fiancée in India. I am a US citizen. What is the best way to bring her here? A. You have several options. First, you can apply for a fiancé visa (K1) for your intended, if you have seen her within the last two years. Once your fiancée …

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Immigration Q & A

Immigration Q & A March 2015

Author by Edward Boreth Q. I called the USCIS about my case. They told me that they would send me a decision in 30 days. It has now been 3 months and I have received nothing. When I called again, they now told me I have to wait 180 days! Why did they give me different information from the first …

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Immigration Q & A

Immigration Q & A January 2015

Author by Edward Boreth Q. I came to the US with my husband and children almost 20 years ago on a visitor visa. My visa has long ago expired and I have no other immigration status. My daughter is now married and recently got her green card. What can I do about my immigration status? Does the nee announcement by …

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