Do you know the B1 in lieu of H1B visa?

The B-1 in lieu of H-1B visa is an exception established in the U.S. Foreign Affairs Manual to address the need to send highly specialized employees to the U.S. in order to perform tasks specified in an agreement. Imagine a […]

EB-5 Regional Center Program Authorization

The EB-5 Regional Center Program, which was suspended since June 30, 2021, will restart. The U.S. Congress included in the  government spending bill the authorization and reform of the EB-5 Regional Center Program, referred to as the “EB-5 Reform and […]

New Immigration Actions to Attract STEM Professionals

On January 21, 2022, the Biden-Harris Administration announced actions to attract global talent in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with the aim of strengthening the U.S. economy through innovation and job creation and increasing U.S. technological […]

Immigration Updates

1. USCIS Extends Flexibility for Responding to Agency Requests In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, USCIS is extending the flexibility it announced on March 30, 2020, to help applicants, petitioners, and requestors who are responding to the following: Requests for […]

DHS Withdraws H-1B Selection Final Rule

The H-1B visa category is dedicated to specialized professionals who will be hired by US employers for local work. H-visas are nonimmigrant work visas and requires a job offer from an US employer, with a salary within market standards for […]

How to Renew your Green Card

The process to renew your Permanent Resident Card is done within 6 months of the expiration of the card. The Green Card renewal is done through form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card. If the purpose of the application […]