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PLEASE NOTE: Important changes have been made to the H1b process. For the latest information, check out this guide. As I write this, it is mid December, in the heart of the holiday season. After the holiday fog lifts, it will be time for many HR managers to begin planning for a different but equally …

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the entrepreneur's path from e2 visa to green card

Recently, I talked to a guy who is living in the United States on an E2 Visa. After speaking with him for a few minutes, it became clear that he is a top flight entrepreneur. He is operating a thriving business, employing American workers and benefiting the economy. Despite the immense value that he is …

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There are harsh consequences for people who have stayed in the US beyond their authorized period of stay. Once your authorized period of stay expires, you will begin accumulating unlawful presence. This is serious because unlawful presence that totals 180 days results in a three year unlawful presence bar from entering the United States. Unlawful …

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Recently, I received a call from a gentleman who was in a very difficult and stressful situation. He married a US citizen while he was here on a visa. His wife then filed an I-130 on his behalf and he filed an application for adjustment of status. Fortunately, the process went smoothly. The I-130 was …

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If you are a foreign national who plans to marry or get engaged to a US Citizen, I have good news and bad news. The good news is that if you do not have certain immigration violations or criminal convictions you will be able to get a green card as long as you can show …

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Having a US green card has a lot of perks. These perks include the ability to travel freely and the ability to plan for a long term future in the US. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that immigration lawyers are frequently asked about the best way to obtain a green card. This post highlights …

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There are many people in the US who feel trapped in the H1b category. Business Immigration Lawyers understand that the system is particularly unfair for many foreign nationals who benefit our country’s IT industry. Oftentimes, H1b holders face shockingly long wait times for employment based green cards in the eb2 category. This situation creates despair …

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The process of going from DACA status to green card status can be very confusing. DACA individuals either came here illegally with parents or overstayed their visas after entering the US legally. This group, under deferred action for childhood arrivals(DACA) are given work permits that last two years. The work permits can be continuously renewed. …

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If you are inadmissible to the United States for unlawful presence, fraud, or criminal convictions, you may have options. Qualifying individuals can use the 601 Waiver to overcome bars to admissibility. This post will discuss the 601 Waiver requirements and some keys to success. The Steps to Determine 601 Waiver Eligibility The First Step to …

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PLEASE NOTE: Frear Law offers this general information as a public service. We do not handle asylum cases. If you are interested in applying for affirmative asylum, you can contact one of the many talented and passionate US asylum lawyers. Working on an asylum case makes most immigration lawyers deeply proud of their profession. I …

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