Employers May File H-2B Petitions for Returning Workers for 2021

On July 23rd, 2021, USCIS made an announcement regarding H-2B petitions. Read on to learn more about the program and the latest announcement. What is the H-2 Visa Program?  The H-2A and H-2B visa programs allow United States employers to bring foreigners to the country in order to fill temporary agricultural and nonagricultural jobs. Petitions […]

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DACA Updates | What You Need to Know

The DACA program may be at risk. Read on to learn more about the program, its history, and the latest updates. What is the DACA Program? The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was created in 2012 in order to provide temporary protection from deportation to qualified individuals who were brought to the United […]

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U.S. Ends Asylum Rules for Immigrants Fleeing Violence

According to theguardian.com, “The attorney general, Merrick Garland, issued a new policy saying immigration judges should cease following the Trump-era rules that made it tough for immigrants who faced domestic or gang violence to win asylum in the United States.” Read on to learn more. What is Asylum? Millions of people across the world are […]

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Different Types of Travel Documents | What to Know

There are a number of different reasons to enter the United States. Each reason may require a different visa. Read on for a general overview of the travel documents you may need in order to enter the U.S. What are Short-Stay Travel Visas? Short-stay visas are for those who do not plan on being in […]

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I am Fully Vaccinated- Can I Enter the U.S.?

Throughout the United States, vaccines are being administered and COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted. According to the CDC, fully vaccinated individuals no longer have to wear a face covering. Additionally, individuals two years old and older who are not fully vaccinated must still wear a face covering. Read on to learn more about the latest […]

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Additional 22,000 H-2B Visas Available | What to Know

According to uscis.gov, “The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) have published a joint temporary final rule making available an additional 22,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural guest worker visas for fiscal year (FY) 2021 to employers who are likely to suffer irreparable harm without these additional workers. Of the supplemental visas, 6,000 are reserved for […]

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Deportation Relief for Haitian Immigrants has Been Extended

According to CBS,  The Biden administration recently announced that “it will extend deportation protections and work permits for 54,000 Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and allow tens of thousands of other eligible Haitians to request relief.” Read on to learn more about the announcement and what it may mean for […]

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What to Know About a Pending Green Card Application

The process of obtaining a green card can be stressful at times. Once you have submitted your application, you are likely anxiously awaiting the results. If you are someone who has recently submitted your application and are waiting for your approval, you most likely have several questions. Read on to learn more about the waiting […]

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What to Know About Consular Processing in New York

There are a number of different ways to legally enter the United States. As a result, it is important to find the method that works best for you. Read on to learn more about consular processing and how it may allow you to live in the United States. What is Consular Processing? Through consular processing, […]

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Can I Leave the United States With a Green Card?

If you have obtained a Green Card, you may still have a lot of questions regarding what you can and can’t do with your status. Many people worry that they cannot leave the country with a Green Card. This is not the case. You may be eligible to leave the country, as long as you […]

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