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The latest US Immigration news covers the USCIS, including green cards/permanent residency, family sponsorship, temporary work visas, investor visas, and citizenship. Stay up to date on US Immigration News through June 2022! For more information about the US immigration process and requirements, please visit our main page on US immigration.

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President Biden’s Immigration Policy and Plan

By Ella BergquistFebruary 4, 2021
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February 2nd Update: President Biden signs 3 executive orders which include: reunifying children and their families who still remain separated under policies enacted by the Trump administration developing a strategy to address irregular migration across the Southern Border and create a Humane Asylum System restoring faith in the US Legal Immigration System and promoting integration […]

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Immigration to the US as a Construction Worker

By SierraJuly 29, 2021
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The percentage of immigrant workers in the construction workforce is rising, according to an analysis of the most recent 2016 American Community Survey. Immigrant workers constitute nearly 25% of the overall construction workforce, accounting for an average of 30% in the construction trades. Those interested in working in the United States as a construction worker, are given a couple […]

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How Can I Legally Work in the United States in 2022?

By SierraJanuary 31, 2022
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Thousands of individuals seek immigration to the United States to explore great opportunities and create a better life for themselves and often times their family as well! Whether you come with valuable experience, extraordinary skills, or sufficient funds to invest or start a business, there is an option for you! Foreigners are always looking for […]

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Temporary Travel Ban from Numerous Countries to Stop COVID-19 Spread

By Ella BergquistDecember 20, 2021
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Note: This article may be out of date and travel restrictions may have changed. Click here to explore the most recent updates and travel restrictions in the United States! President Biden signed new travel restrictions on Monday, January 26, 2021 to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The temporary ban was created to […]

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Alien Registration Number or “A-Number” for Green Card

By CaseyJanuary 13, 2021
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When you apply for Permanent Residency (Green Card) in the United States, you will be asked to provide your Alien Registration Number, also known as an “A-number”. Many people wonder what an A-number is and where can you find your own A-number. An Alien Registration Number is designated for any non-citizens of the United States. […]

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Snowbird, Canadian Citizens, May Get US COVID-19 Vaccine

By Ella BergquistJanuary 12, 2021
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Since the US borders are open to Canadians many are still flying south during this wintertime. Some of these ‘snowbirds‘ are hoping to get the COVID-19 vaccine while they’re living in the US for the winter. Florida holds the record for most snowbirds in the US. This southern state continues to have rising COVID-19 cases […]

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Immigration to the US as a Nurse

By CaseyJune 28, 2022
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Are you currently working and have experience as a nurse and are interested in immigrating to the United States? Well, we have great news for you! The federal government projected that more than 200,000 new registered nurse positions will be created each year from 2016-2026. The United States is always looking for experienced healthcare workers, […]

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H-1B Selection Process is Changed to Prioritize Wages

By SierraJanuary 11, 2021
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To kick off the new year within US immigration, the USCIS has announced a final rule that will alter the H-1B Visa cap selection process by amending the current lottery procedures, and prioritize wages to protect the economic interests of US workers while ensuring that most highly skilled foreign workers benefit from the temporary employment […]

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How to Read US Visa Bulletin Updates

By SierraDecember 20, 2021

When it comes to immigration in the United States, the number of individuals interested in migrating is rapidly exceeding the number of immigrant visas available. Due to first come first serve, each applicant has a specific priority date and category which puts you on a virtual waiting list. While waiting, you will want to keep […]

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The Future of US Immigration in 2021

By Ella BergquistJanuary 19, 2021
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Between 2016-2020 we have experienced a massive shift in US immigration. Now that we expect President-elect, Joe Biden, to take office as the next President of the United States, there will be even more changes to US immigration policies. We have predicted some changes to US immigration, most of which will be extremely beneficial for […]

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Completing A Form I-551 For US Permanent Resident Card

By SierraDecember 28, 2020
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You may be starting the process to become a permanent resident in the United States. If this is you, you will probably need to complete Form I-551 formerly known as a Green Card which is simply the document that will enable you to immigrate to the US on permanent resident status. It is proof of […]

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Immigration to the US as a Medical Technologist

By Ella BergquistDecember 29, 2020
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If you are currently a Medical Technologist in your home country and interested in moving to the United States, you may be able to make your dreams come true! The US considers those in the medical field as being highly skilled workers. Being a highly skilled worker opens a few doors for US work visas. […]

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EB Visa: Employment-Based Visa For Permanent Workers

By SierraJanuary 6, 2021
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Let’s say you’re interested in coming to the United States to work but looking for a more permanent role. Many individuals come to the US with the plan to never leave. Approximately 140,000 immigrant visas are available each year for newcomers (and their spouses and children) who seek to immigrate based on their job skills. […]

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Filing Form G-1145

By CaseyDecember 16, 2020
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The G-1145 form is used to request an electronic notification (e-Notification) when US Citizenship and Immigration Services accepts your immigration application. This provides USCIS with an alternative way to inform you of the status of your immigration application other than through physical mail. This convenient option provides applicants with faster, easier updates straight to a […]

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Top 10 US Companies Hiring H-1B Foreign Workers

By Ella BergquistMarch 22, 2022
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The H-1B visa program was introduced to US immigration in 1990 and continues to be a very popular work visa. The program is intended to help American companies fill labor shortages in the US by hiring temporary nonimmigrant workers. These positions must be extremely highly skilled which has made many of these companies end up […]

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Arash Sorkhabi

I’m satisfied with the expertise and professionalism with which my case was managed and handled. I wanted to take this opportunity to thank the firm for its support. Although it has been a long process time due to Covid, Nadia has always been one of the first people to guide me step by step through the path during this stressful and unprecedented time. I strongly recommend VisaPlace to anyone seeking legal counsel.

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Sarb walia

I am thrilled to share that , We have just got our Permanent residence status under humanitarian and compassionate category. It was great experience to get professional service from visaplace. All team members very knowledgeable, hard worker, polite and professional. Special thanks to Yasmeen Ali, who always guide me through out processs. Its not easy task to get positive output in HM Category. I am highly recommend visaplace for any kind of immigration needs.

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Shannon Wilde

Applying for my E2 Visa was so overwhelming for me. As soon as I engaged VisaPlace all that worry and stress was gone. They guided me through the entire process and set me up for success! I would 100% recommend using them for any of your Visa Needs.

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Julia Rood

I reached out to VisaPlace kind of on a whim, knowing that I needed to apply for permanent residency in order to stay with my spouse and our two cats. They were immediately and incredibly responsive, and almost instantly made me feel that I was dealing with professionals who cared about my case.

I reached out to them August last year, and today got the confirmation that my permanent residency has been approved. The people I worked with in VisaPlace stuck with me through the whole process, answering any questions and assuaging any fears that I had about the process, my application, or what I needed to do. Even when my anxiety made me snappy (I apologized immediately!) they handled my case and me with professionalism and compassion. Immigration is a stressful, scary process. I wanted professionals who knew the ins-and-outs so that I had the best chance of being able to come to Canada.

And now, I get to stay in Canada with my partner of nearly 10 years, and I couldn’t be happier. I would absolutely recommend this service to anyone who wants immigration help! A big thank you, especially, to Alejandra and Nadia for handling my case. I’m so lucky to have had your help!

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Sanjida Prima

Had a great experience working with the people at VisaPlace for a Permanent Residency application! The team I dealt with (Nadia B., Krisztina T., Mansi S.) was extremely knowledgeable, prompt and handled the case with care. I would definitely recommend their services to anyone in need!

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Jen Wilbert

VisaPlace has excellent, fabulous staff that helps with your immigration needs. I appreciate your help! Very affordable! I appreciate you being there for me every step of the way! I can’t thank you enough!

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Alison Pinto

Truly a very systematic, professional and pleasant team. My student file was with Gunjan and Yasmeen. They handled my case so well, always replied to all my queries and really did the best they can to keep me calm during the process. Yasmeen is truly very professional and completed my application in a timely and very organized manner. Would definitely recommend this organization to everyone.