Category Archives: US VISA NEWS

Teens Detained After Crossing U.S. Border Playing Pokémon Go

The official motto of Pokémon Go – “gotta catch ‘em all!” – also happens to be the mandate of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection team. While Pokémon refers to the collection of cute little anime monsters, United States border officers strive to catch anyone who attempts to enter the U.S. illegally, whether on purpose […]

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Deadlock Halts Obama’s Immigration Plan

“Seldom have the hopes of so many been crushed by so few words,” stated Walter Dellinger, Solicitor General for the Clinton administration. This was his response to the latest news from the United States Supreme Court, which voted on a case that challenged the legal legitimacy of President Barack Obama’s immigration plan. Up to five […]

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Donald Trump Dares His Critics to Move to Canada

“I’ll be doing a great service to our country,” states Republican candidate Donald Trump, responding to celebrity comments that an exodus to Canada will result if the current leader of the GOP nomination takes the Oval Office. Of course, there have been many occasions in which an existential threat appears to spur citizens of the […]

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L-1 Visas Vs. H-1B Visas: Which Do I Need?

Determining the right kind of visa for you can be challenging. While the variety of visas available makes it so that a diverse range of applicants have the opportunity to apply for U.S. visas, this variety is also somewhat confusing. And applying for the right visa is crucial to maximizing your chances to come to […]

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How To Sponsor a Caregiver In the USA

Many people find themselves in need of a caregiver, whether for themselves, their children, a parent, or a disabled relative. Meanwhile, in addition to the challenges of managing childcare when many families have both parents working, AARP reports an impending shortage of family caregivers, in a country where a large portion of the population is approaching old […]

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When Is The Next Green Card Lottery?

For many, the Green Card Lottery represents the chance for a new life in a new country. The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, commonly known as the Green Card Lottery, makes available up to 50,000 immigrant visas each year. The lottery randomly selects eligible applicants from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. As the U.S. […]

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How Do I Enter the Immigration Lottery?

The immigration lottery, commonly known as the green card lottery and more formally called the Diversity Visa Program, randomly selects up to 50,000 eligible individuals from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. But entering is only step one, if you’re lucky enough to be selected. Read on to learn about the Diversity Visa […]

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The Truth About Illegal Immigration

Hi, I’m Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of visaplace.com. To continue on with our political series about immigration, a big question that all candidates and voters are asking is what to do about illegal immigration. Now I’ve posted many videos and written many blogs about if you are illegal or undocumented in Canada or […]

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Immigration VS. Conservativsm

Hello, this is Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of VisaPlace.com. Lately I’ve been doing a lot of videos about politics as they pertain to immigration. It’s primary season in the United States where the Republican and Democratic candidates are working hard to become the ultimate nominee for the general election. So I think it’s […]

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Why 2016 is the Perfect Time to Immigrate to Chicago

Chicago has been a top landing point for people immigrating to the United States for well over a decade, rivaling other large U.S. cities such as New York and Los Angeles. Over 588,000 immigrants live in the city of Chicago with another half a million residing in the Suburban Cook County region. This shows an […]

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