Updated: March 8, 2019
USCIS is set to publish revised Form I-539 Application to Extend or Change Nonimmigrant Status and new form I-539A, which replaces form Supplement A, on March 11, 2019. Find out what’s changed and what’s new.
E-2 Treaty Investor visas are for citizens of certain countries wherein the applicant is coming to the United States to develop & direct the operations of an enterprise in which the applicant has invested a substantial amount of capital. If you’ve invested in real estate in the United States, can you apply for an E-2 Visa based on this investment? What are some possible E-2 visa businesses?
The Naturalization Interview & Testing is one of the steps necessary to complete the Naturalization process in the United States. It is not merely a formality, but a very important step in the path towards becoming a U.S. Citizen. We have successfully assisted many clients with their naturalization applications and have provided some helpful tips for the Naturalization Interview & Testing.
A conditional permanent resident receives a green card valid for 2 years, based on marriage or investment. In order to remain a permanent resident, a conditional permanent resident must file a petition to remove the condition during the 90 days before the card expires. The conditional card cannot be renewed. The conditions must be removed or you will lose your permanent resident status.
We Have Rights is a national immigrant empowerment campaign that will provide critical information to communities threatened by Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) and engage the broader American public in an urgent conversation about immigrant justice in our country.
There are three types of EB-1 visas. The first is for extraordinary ability in the Sciences, Arts, Education, Business, and Athletics. The second is for outstanding Researchers and Professors. The third is for Multinational Managers and Executives. This blog post will look at the requirements for the first type.
The Priority Interview Program (PIP) is a special program for established and reputable firms in the Philippines designed to promote and facilitate legitimate business travel between the United States and the Philippines. PIP vets and registers businesses, making it easier for certain employees to seek nonimmigrant visitor visas for business travel at reserved appointment times.
The B in Lieu of H-1B Visa is a B-1 Business Visitor Visa, with a special annotation by a U.S. Consulate abroad ("B-1 IN LIEU OF H, PER 9 FAM 402.2-5(F)"), allowing a foreign worker to enter the United States and work temporarily for a foreign employer on a discrete project.
What is the B-2 Tourist Visa? Who qualifies for a B-2 Tourist Visa? Can I work or study with a B-2 Tourist Visa? Do I need a lawyer to apply for a B-2 Tourist Visa?
A B-2 Tourist Visa is a temporary visa granted to individuals who are planning to come to the United States to participate in recreation (tourism, visiting friends or relatives, rest); medical treatment; activities of a fraternal, social, or service nature; or unpaid amateurs participating in musical, sports and similar events or contests. Find out about documentary requirements and permissible activities while under this visa.
What is the B-1 Business Visitor Visa? Can I work or study with a B-1 Business Visitor Visa? Do I need a lawyer to apply for this visa?
A B-1 Business Visitor Visa is a temporary visa granted to individuals who are planning to come to the United States to participate in business activities of a commercial or professional nature. Find out about documentary requirements and permissible activities under this visa.