Remaining 11,000 H-1B Visas Taken At the end of last year, a surprisingly high amount of H-1B visas were still available, which some speculated was due to the recession and higher visa fees. However, those fears can be set aside now as all of the remaining visas, which carried over into January, have all been […]Continue Reading
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.
Cap for H-1B visas not yet Reached The cap for H-1B visas for the fiscal 2010-2011 year still has not been reached. According to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, a record high number of H-1B visas are still available, about 11,000. In 2009, it took until December for the cap to be reached. Most […]Continue Reading
H1B Visas news and updates for 2010 Earlier in 2010, the United States Government increased the fees for companies applying for H1B visas, while fees for immigrant H1B processing also increased. However, the fee increases were extremely small, and in some cases the fees only increased by only $5. As of December 10th, 2010, there […]Continue Reading
H1B Visa Approved thanks to Niren and Associates Immigration Law Firm Dear Fadi: How does one express the deep gratitude I owe you and your firm? Before contacting your firm I had engaged two law firms in the USA. The first was quick to quote a non-refundable price and send contracts. After this they were also […]Continue Reading
US Business Visa approved thanks to Niren and Associates I would like to thank Niren and Associates for your recent help in assisting me in obtaining a B1 business visitor’s visa for the US after being turned back at the US border in June. Katherine Yang along with Fadi Minawi prepared a re-entrance package and […]Continue Reading
New EB-6 Visa A bill that’s currently in the United States Senate will add another category to the list of American visas available for foreign nationals. The bill called the Startup Visa Act, was introduced by Republican Senator Richard Lugar and former presidential candidate John Kerry in February. This new visa would stimulate the American […]Continue Reading
More information on US Business Visas for our clients As part of our series on US Business Visas, discussed here and here, there is an exception to the rule that prohibits work in the US without a work permit. The general rule is that if you wish to work in the US, you require a […]Continue Reading
US Business Visa refusal questions for our immigration lawyers Q. I applied for an US Business Visa under the E-2 category. My application took a few months and came back refused because my investment was not “substantial enough” . I invested $50,000 into a gym in Maryland. How much investment qualifies as “substantial investment” for […]Continue Reading
US Business Visas for Canadians We are contacted every day from Canadians wishing to work or visit the US. Depending on a person’s circumstances, there are different US Visas that may be appropriate for them in terms of entering the US. Visas for Working in the USA For the purpose of working in the US, […]Continue Reading
Temporary Protected Status Program The United States Department of Homeland Security has introduced a Temporary Protected Status, or TPS program to help Haitians living in the United States. No other significant weather event has impacted Haiti more than the tragic January earthquake, which was the reason for the introduction of the program. The government has also […]Continue Reading
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