23 Nov

Is Trump present silence on immigration the calm before the storm?

Many have started to see hope in the words of President Donald Trump messages because he failed to actually pursue some of his ‘inflaming promises’ on the campaign. For example he is not going to try to go after Hillary Clinton and also kind of reconsidering climate change. However, although he has not mentioned his…

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22 Nov

Has Donald Trump Shifted Position on Immigration?

On his surprise address, on November 21 2016, President Donald Trump made a sharp turn on his priorities. He mentioned that he will be focusing on visa programs which take jobs from American workers. Trump will ask Department of Labor (DOL) to actually investigate such visas. According to Politico.com, TRUMP’S DOL WILL TARGET VISA PROGRAMS:…

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18 Nov

USCIS Publishes Final Rule For Certain Employment-Based Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visa Programs

Release Date: November 18, 2016 WASHINGTON— USCIS has published a final rule to modernize and improve several aspects of certain employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visa programs. USCIS has also amended regulations to better enable U.S. employers to hire and retain certain foreign workers who are beneficiaries of approved employment-based immigrant visa petitions and are waiting…

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03 Sep

Is it time for practicing Muslims to leave France? | French Muslims opportunities in the USA and Canada

Following the French law and issues regarding the Burkini and Muslims “ban” in France many Muslims are thinking of leaving France for a better life. The truth is that French society is now known to be intolerant. While France portrays itself as a country of freedom, it can also be as oppressive as many other…

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22 Jun

H-1B Immigration Lawyers | Specialty Worker Visa

H-1B Immigration Lawyers | Specialty Worker Visa. H-1B is the most popular work visa in the H class of nonimmigrant visas.  In general, an H-1B visa is for a foreign worker coming to the US to temporarily perform services in a specialty occupation for a US employer. Of paramount concern is i) whether the job…

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20 Jun

Some tips for H1B visa holders on lay-offs

1. Laid Off H-1B Employees With Advance Notice – What if you are an employee in H-1B status and you receive advance notice that you will be laid off before your validity period ends?  Can you change employers? USCIS Response:  Prior to being laid off, another qualified H-1B employer may file a Form I-129, Petition for…

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