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Who Can be the Petitioner for an O-1 visa?

U.S.-based employers, agents, managers, sponsors, presenters, and organizers may all file O-1 petitions. The principal obligation that these individuals or entities assume in so doing is representing to USCIS, under oath, that the contents of the petition are, to the…

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H-1B Visas for Fiscal Year 2015 Beginning April 1, 2014

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year (FY) 2015 cap on April 1, 2014. Cases will be considered accepted on the date that USCIS receives a properly filed petition with the correct…

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EB-5 Visa for Immigrant Investors Apply Now

USCIS administers the Immigrant Investor Program, also known as “EB-5,” created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors. Under a pilot immigration program first enacted in 1992 and regularly…

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O-1 Visa for Individuals with Extraordinary Ability

The O-1 nonimmigrant visa is for the individual who possesses 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 and has been recognized nationally…

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Same-Sex Marriages Defense of Marriage Act

“After last week’s decision by the Supreme Court holding that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, President Obama directed federal departments to ensure the decision and its implication for federal benefits for same-sex legally married…

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H1B VISAS INFORMATION FOR THE YEAR 2009 (FY2010)

H1B VISAS INFORMATION FOR THE YEAR 2009 (FY2010) For the Fiscal Year 2010 (FY 2010) we are currently accepting applications for H1B visas. The H-1B is a nonimmigrant classification used by an alien who will be employed temporarily in a…

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Guest Worker Program

Guest Worker Program In 2004 President Bush proposed a guest worker program as a way of giving back to illegal immigrants. He discussed the important role that immigrants have played in the United States by shaping America into what it…

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Estimates of the Legal Permanent Resident Population in 2008

Estimates of the Legal Permanent Resident Population in 2008 This report presents estimates of the legal permanent resident (LPR) population living in the United States on January 1, 2008. The LPR population includes persons granted lawful permanent residence, for example,…

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New effort lies ahead for reform of immigration

New effort lies ahead for reform of immigration Efforts by the President Bush administration to reform America’s immigration system two years ago were derailed by opponents demanding that the nation’s borders first be secured before any changes could be made….

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Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Over the past three years, this Administration has undertaken an unprecedented effort to transform the immigration enforcement system into one that focuses on public safety, border security and the integrity of the immigration…

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