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Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions for Fiscal Year 2020

By Reuben Seguritan   The H-1B program allows companies located in the US to hire foreign nationals for certain occupations which require a bachelor’s degree or higher. The jobs may be in the science, engineering, teaching, health and legal professions. The H-1B visa is a nonimmigrant temporary work visa.   There are 2 caps, namely Read the full article…

Trump Crackdown Unnerves Immigrants, and the Farmers Who Rely on Them
Concerns rise over U.S. plan to close all overseas immigration offices
Adjustment of Status for Fiance(e) and Children

By Reuben Seguritan A person who enters the US with a K-1 (fiancé(e)) visa must marry the US citizen petitioner- fiancé(e) within 90 days from entering the US. If the K-1 visa fiancé(e) has a child, the child may also enter the US with a K-2 visa. The child must be less than 21 years Read the full article…

Worker visas in doubt as Trump immigration crackdown widens
English Literacy and Knowledge of History

By Reuben Seguritan One of the requirements for naturalization is passing the test for English literacy and knowledge of history and government of the US. Immigrants are tested on their ability to read, write and speak words in ordinary usage in the English language. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) examiner will determine the Read the full article…

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