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P - NONIMMIGRANTS [INCLUDING PERFORMING GROUPS, CULTURAL UNIQUE PERFORMERS]

P-1 status generally is made available to internationally known athletes, individually or as part of a group or team, and entertainment groups (not individuals). P-2 aliens are performing artists under the auspices of a...more

GREEN CARDS IN LESS THAN A YEAR THROUGH INVESTMENT

Foreign investors looking for freedom and flexibility to live and work in the United States in a way accommodating to their lifestyles, should consider the little-known EB-5 investor category. Since the regulation first...more

IMMIGRATION-RELATED AUDITSBY THE GOVERNMENT: WHAT EMPLOYERS NEED TO KNOW

There are three potential “hot spots” for audits and investigations for the government related to the immigration and nationality laws. The first has to do with the documentation that the employer is required to maintain in...more

EB-2: National Interest Waivers Provide Individuals with Permanent Status.

A foreign national may apply for lawful permanent residence status (green card), and seek a waiver of the job offer and labor certification requirements, by establishing that his or her admission to permanent residence would...more

AMERICAN DREAM ACT

Congressman Howard Berman (for himself, Mr. Lincoln Diaz-Balart of Florida, Ms. Roybal-Allard, and Ms. Ros-Lehtinen) introduced the “American Dream Act” (Bill H.R.1275) on March 1, 2007 in the House of Representatives to...more

Visitor B-1/B-2 VISAS

B-1/B-2 visas are the most common nonimmigrant visas used for temporary entry into the United States. B-1 visas are typically used for business-related visits while B-2 visas are used for pleasure-related visits. With few...more

ADJUSTMENTOF STATUS

Adjustment of status (AOS) is the process used by a foreign national who is physically present in the United States to become a lawful permanent resident (LPR). AOS is an alternative to obtaining an immigrant visa through a...more

Annual Update of Federal Poverty Guidelines

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has published its annual update of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. A notice announcing the 2007 update was published in the Federal Register of January 24, 2007....more

Rejecting rights and responsibility as the basis of the rule of law

Rejecting rights and responsibility as the basis of the rule of law With an ever-increasingly complex democracy which not only delivers more and more “layers” of representation to consumers already bombarded...more

PRESS RELEASE FROM USCIS ABOUT ITS NEW BLOGSITE

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Launches 'The Beacon - The Official Blog of USCIS' WASHINGTON, March 16 - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently unveiled The Beacon – the agency's official blog...more

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