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New Rules for H-1B Visa Will Not Pass

By Ella BergquistDecember 13, 2020
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Previously, President Trump has voiced his opinion on making the H-1B visa requirements more restricted. Recently, the Chamber of Commerce and others challenged the Trump administration’s visa rules issued in October. In October, the administration required US employers to pay foreign workers on the H-1B visa significantly higher wages than US workers. This would make […]

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US Immigration 2020: Year in Review

By Ella BergquistJanuary 6, 2021
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Over the past year, the United States has produced many significant changes in immigration. Especially with COVID-19 taking over the world in 2020, there have been many ongoing changes for those immigrating and immigrants currently in the US. Overall, it is safe to say that United States immigration has been slowing down throughout the year […]

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I-90 Form to Replace US Green Card

By Ella BergquistDecember 3, 2020
Green Card News and Updates

For those who want to renew or replace a green card, they must fill out the I-90 Form which is officially called the “Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card”. People will use this form for several reasons such as a green card expiring, already expired, been stolen, damaged, or destroyed. Do I Need the I-90 […]

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I-94 Arrival/Departure Forms for Visiting the US

By Ella BergquistNovember 25, 2020
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The Form I-94 is a requirement for foreign nationals entering the US for a temporary amount of time. All people except for US citizens, permanent residents, those with US immigrant visas, and most Canadian citizens visiting or in transit, are required to fill out the form. A Customs and Border Protection officer will attach the […]

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New Naturalization Test Updates for Civics Portion

By Ella BergquistNovember 20, 2020
Green Card News and UpdatesUS Citizenship

In order to become a US Citizen, you will be required to pass a Naturalization Test. The naturalization test has two parts, English and Civics. All applicants for naturalization filed on or after December 1st will be required to take the new version of the civics test. 2020 Civics Test Version Previously the civics portion […]

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Form I-601 Waiver US Grounds of Inadmissibility

By SierraNovember 18, 2020
Family Immigration News and UpdatesSpouse/Partner

Are you considered a public charge and inadmissible to the United States? The ground of inadmissibility are reasons a foreigner could be denied entry, a visa, or a green card in the United States that doesn’t apply to everyone. The term “public charge” is a type of ground of inadmissibility, in this case, someone that […]

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Is DACA Back After 3 Years? Federal Judge Rolls Back Previous DACA Halt

By Ella BergquistNovember 17, 2020
Family Immigration News and Updates

On November 14, 2020 a federal judge ruled that the previous stop for any new DACA applications would not be accepted was unlawful and would be overturned. Chad Wolf was the man who sent a memo ending DACA applications and limiting renwals to only one or two years amid an ongoing review. The Supreme Court […]

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Form I-751 Waiver for US Spousal Sponsorship

By Ella BergquistNovember 12, 2020
Family Immigration News and UpdatesSpouse/Partner

After marrying a U.S. Citizen a foreign national will get a “conditional” green card allowing them to reside in the United States as a permanent resident. This conditional green card expires in two years and within 90 days before that expiration date, the newlywed must file for a permanent green card jointly or separately. Filing […]

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President-Elect Joe Biden’s Plans for US Immigration

By SierraJanuary 6, 2021

The results are in! As of Saturday, November 7, we know that former Vice President Joe Biden will now be America’s next President and will be inaugurated in January 2021! These are the results many have been waiting for and are now wondering what this means for US immigration moving forward. Here at VisaPlace, we […]

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Immigration to the US as a Journalist

By SierraDecember 29, 2020
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If you are currently a Journalist in your home country and interested in moving to the United States, you may be able to make your dreams come true! There are a few occupations that tie with being a journalist in the US. As technology has grown tremendously, you not only see journalists in the industry […]

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Preparing to Move Abroad with Relocation Assistance

By SierraDecember 2, 2020

Many people are busy and need assistance, as deciding to move abroad can be risky and exhilarating. Getting your checklist sorted out before the move can be lengthy and overwhelming but a global relocation assistance service can reduce stress in the planning process. It’s a big commitment as there is a lot to prepare to […]

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Benefits of Becoming a US Citizen

By SierraNovember 16, 2020

Are you currently living in the United States but not a legal US Citizen? You may want to think about applying for US Citizenship soon! Becoming a US Citizen after you’ve planned to settle in the US indefinitely comes with its number of advantages. These advantages include: Vote Serve on a jury Travel with a […]

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Investing in a Franchise vs Independent Business in the US for Immigrating

By Ella BergquistDecember 29, 2020
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On October 7th, there was a free Facebook live event where immigration professionals spoke about what the Pros and Cons are when investing in franchises or existing businesses. Both VisaPlace and Vetted Biz had immigration professionals speak on the topic. Patrick Findaro from Vetted Biz/Visa Franchise and Fadi Minawi from VisaPlace discussed: How to Analyze […]

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New US Immigration Policy Based on Communist Party Affiliation

By SierraOctober 18, 2020
Inadmissibility

The USCIS issued a new us immigration policy guidance within the USCIS Policy Manual on October 2nd, 2020 that addresses inadmissibility based on membership in or affiliation with the Communist Party or any other totalitarian party. Being affiliated with these parties is inconsistent and conflicting to the Naturalization Oath of Allegiance to the United States […]

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Immigration to the US as a Doctor

By Ella BergquistDecember 2, 2020
Work in the US

Are you interested in immigrating to the United States and currently working and hold experience as a doctor in your home country? You’re in luck! The US considers those with educational and work experience as a doctor, a skilled worker. Being a skilled worker allows foreign nationals to immigrate to the US through several paths. […]