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Border Security, Foreign Aid and a Raise for Federal Workers: What You Need to Know About the Spending Package
5 Effects on Immigration from the New Funding Bill
J-1 Exchange Visitor Visa

By Reuben Seguritan The J-1 exchange visitor visa allows a foreign national to remain in the US for a specific period of time for training purposes. After the completion of the training program, he must leave the US and return to his home country in order to share the knowledge and skills he gained to Read the full article…

U.S. Changes Visa Process for High-Skilled Workers
The Philippines loses eligibility for some temporary work visas
Dealing with the NVC When Processing Visa Abroad

By Reuben Seguritan The National Visa Center (NVC) was created in 1994 to centralize the immigration visa process and allow the US consular offices around the world to concentrate on adjudicating visa applications. A visa applicant submits all of the required documents to the NVC and the NVC will check the completeness of the documents Read the full article…

Court Blocks Trump Administration From Asking About Citizenship in Census
Courts thwart Trump’s bid to enact hard-line immigration agenda as Congress dithers
Proving Good Moral Character for Naturalization

By Reuben Seguritan   One of the requirements for naturalization is that “the immigrant must be a person of good moral character.” The immigrant must possess good moral character for the entire period of continuous residence required prior to filing for naturalization, and from the time of filing the naturalization application through the administration of Read the full article…

NonImmigrant Visa for Trainees

By Reuben Seguritan   There are several categories under which a foreigner may enter the US as a trainee and then return to his home country after the training is completed. These are B-1 (temporary business visitor); F-1 (student visa), H-3 (nonimmigrant trainee J-1 (exchange visitor), M (vocational student visa) and Q (cultural exchange visitor). Read the full article…