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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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USCIS Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Opportunities

Grants will support citizenship preparation services for permanent residents WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now accepting applications for two funding opportunities under the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program. These are competitive grant opportunities for organizations that prepare permanent residents for naturalization and promote civic integration through increased knowledge of English, U.S. history and civics. The two programs will …

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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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USCIS Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Opportunities

Grants will support citizenship preparation services for permanent residents WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now accepting applications for two funding opportunities under the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program. These are competitive grant opportunities for organizations that prepare permanent residents for naturalization and promote civic integration through increased knowledge of English, U.S. history and civics. The two programs will …

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USCIS Website, E-Verify Now Optimized for Mobile Devices

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced a series of enhancements to make its website and online products easier to use on mobile devices. Visitors will find uscis.gov and the Spanish site uscis.gov/es easier to read and use because the content now automatically adjusts to fit the screen of a smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer. The agency’s move …

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USCIS to Welcome Nearly 20,000 New U.S. Citizens in Naturalization Ceremonies Around Presidents Day

USCIS to Welcome Nearly 20,000 New U.S. Citizens in Naturalization Ceremonies Around Presidents Day

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will honor the birth of our nation’s first president, George Washington, and all presidents who have led this country by welcoming nearly 20,000 new U.S. citizens during more than 180 naturalization ceremonies across the country between February 12 – 22. “Whatever their backgrounds and political views, our presidents have all recognized that we could not …

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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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