US Immigration News: 2019's Latest USCIS Immigration Updates

The latest US Immigration news covering the USCIS, including green cards/permanent residency, family sponsorship, temporary work visas, investor visas and citizenship. For more information about the US immigration process and requirements, please visit our main page on US immigration.

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Success Story: Family Immigration to the US with TN Visa

May 14, 2019 / /

I had been working in Mexico as a dentist for the past 10 years. I met my wife five years ago and we got married last year. We have always dreamed of having a big family and my wife is now expecting our first child. My wife and I felt that moving to the US […]

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Success Story: Studying Abroad in the US

May 6, 2019 /

I’ve always dreamed of attending school in the US. I want to eventually graduate with a medical degree but I wanted to start my collegiate career at a school with a strong pre-medical program. Even though I knew that I wanted to study in the US, I didn’t know how to achieve my dreams. I […]

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Summer Jobs

Summer Jobs in the US for Foreign Nationals – Work in the US

May 3, 2019 / /

Workers come to find jobs in the U.S. to improve their skills, their education level, travel in the U.S. and just to get a feel of the American life. Working abroad in the U.S. is also a wonderful way for individuals to spend a summer abroad or spend a gap year. There are ample opportunities […]

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Secrets E-2 Visa

Secrets to Getting an E-2 Visa

April 30, 2019 /

An E-2 Visa is a non-immigrant visa given to those from treaty countries who are interested in investing money into a US business in exchange for a temporary stay in the United States. You can learn more about the requirements and process of obtaining a E-2 Visa here. A E-2 Visa is a faster way […]

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Success Story: Married US Citizen, Sponsors Family

April 29, 2019 /

When I attended college in the United States, I married a US citizen. With my parents still living in the UK, I found myself missing them very much. After the wedding, money was tight so I didn’t get to travel to see them often. VisaPlace helped guide me in the right direction to be able […]

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How to Extend a US Work Visa: US Immigration

April 5, 2019 /

If you’re currently working in the United States under a US Work Visa your visa will have an expiration date. You must leave the US on or before that date or else you could suffer serious consequences. If you want to extend your stay in the United States, you must file a request before your authorized […]

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H-1B Visa 2020

US Will Accept New H-1B Visa Petitions for 2020

March 26, 2019 /

UPDATE: The USCIS has announced that the amount of applications they will accept for 2020 has been reached. They are no longer accepting applications for H-1B visas. Recently the USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services) announced that they will begin accepting new H-1B visa petitions on April 1st, 2019 for the 2020 year. Those who […]

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Closing Overseas Immigration offices

U.S. Plans to Close 23 International Immigration Offices in 2019

March 14, 2019 / /

The Trump administration has announced that they are planning on closing all U.S. immigration agency’s overseas locations. The announcement was written by USCIS Director Francis Cissna in an email. The plans called for shifting those duties to U.S.-based agency offices and American consulates and embassies abroad. The move is the latest from an administration that has […]

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US Customs

Secrets to Get Through US Customs Successfully

February 18, 2019 /

Coming to the US for leisure or work can be an exciting adventure but there is one thing that everyone can agree on, no one enjoys clearing customs. Regardless of what country you’re traveling from, everyone still has to answer to custom officers once you’ve arrived in the United States. Typically everyone dreads clearing customs […]

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21 Savage Immigration

21 Savage Overstayed Visa Case: Why & What Could Happen

February 6, 2019 / /

As many people know on Sunday, February 3, ICE detained famous rapper 21 Savage. He was held on a 23 hour lockdown until being released to his immigration attorney. This case is highly talked about through the immigration industry as well as the entertainment industry. Something that makes this case so unique is that 21 […]

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