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USCIS Approval Notice Has Two Expiration Dates
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In recent months, the USCIS has been issuing Form I-797A approval notices that have two different validity periods. This has affected certain nonimmigrant classifications such as the H1B. The expiration date at the top of the notice shows the validity date as requested in the petition and the period of work authorization. However, at the…

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The History and Prospects for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
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The last time there was significant immigration reform in the US was in 1986 when Congress passed the Immigration and Control Act. A Republican Senate led by Senator Al Simpson of Wyoming passed the bill. The house back then was under the democrats led by Ron Mazzzoli, a congressional representative from Louisville, Kentucky. The deal…

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Do We Still Need PERM Labor Certification?
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What is PERM Labor Certification? PERM which stands for Program Electronic Review Management process is a process for applying for a U.S. based labor certification for foreign workers. The process, which was introduced in 28th March 2005, was developed by the U.S. department of labor (DOL). It aims to streamline the filing and processing of…

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Immigration Policies and Procedures: E-2 Treaty Investors
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What is a E-2 Treaty Investors Visa  An E-2 Investor Visa is among other American Visa application options that distinctly allow a national from a treaty country to be admitted into the US after investing a significant amount of capital into the United States economy. A treaty country, in this case, is a country that maintains…

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Immigration Policies and Procedures: Family Visas
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Family Visas For United States citizens who wish to help their family members gain Visas, there are rules and regulations that govern this procedure. The United States Immigration Law, through the Immigration and Nationality Act allows for two groups of family based visa categories, which includes immediate relatives and family preference categories. For the United…

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