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Aug 16, 2019 04:36 pm | Jenny Zhan

Every year, Congress sets limits on the number of immigrant visas that can be issued each year. In order to adjust status to that of a legal permanent resident, also known as a Green Card holder, an immigrant visa must be available to the applicant both at the time of filing and at the [...]


Aug 16, 2019 01:06 pm | Jenny Zhan

USCIS have finished returning unselected H-1B petitions that were not selected in the FY2020 cap lottery. Employers should receive petition packages and fee checks by August 29, 2019. This year, USCIS received 201,011 filings in the week between April 1 and April 5, which is an increase of 10,913 petitions from last year. USCIS [...]


Aug 13, 2019 04:27 pm | Jenny Zhan

You were on a J-1 visa program working in the United States as an intern or trainee and towards the end of your expiry of your J-1 visa, you decided to try to extend your J-1 visa at a consular abroad. During the interview, the consular officer asks you, “So what are you plans [...]


Aug 13, 2019 10:21 am | Jenny Zhan

The Department of Homeland Security has issued the final rule on public charge. Originally published in October 10, 2018, the new rules seek to change the definition of what immigration officers should consider when determining whether a green card applicant is likely to become a public charge. A finding that someone is likely to [...]


Aug 12, 2019 09:53 am | Jenny Zhan

What is a TN Visa? The TN non-immigrant visa was created by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), signed between the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Both Canadian and Mexican citizens can be admitted to the United States in TN status in increments of up to three years. The visa is open to [...]


Aug 08, 2019 04:45 pm | Jenny Zhan

The Visa Waiver Program or ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) is a program that allows citizens from certain countries (38 countries) to apply for admission to the U.S. using a simplified process.  The applicant can use a web interface to answer certain questions and can be granted ESTA online. This contrasts to other [...]


Aug 08, 2019 01:32 pm | Jenny Zhan

We just had an approval for an E-2 visa at the U.S. Consulate in Johannesburg for a national of Spain. The business is a company that will supply electric fencing equipment and is based in Texas. South Africa is not an E-2 visa treaty country but the Consulate in Johannesburg processes E-2 visa applications. You [...]





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