The Immigration and Nationality Act was enacted in 1965 with the intention of allowing 480,000 families every year to enter the U.S. on a family-based visa. However, if you are a permanent resident of the United States with loved ones still residing overseas, the process to bring family members to America can be complicated. Additional […]Continue Reading
Policy Changes and Updates: US Immigration News
The latest US immigration news and updates on the US visas and immigration programs including policy changes on work visas, study visas, visitor visas, business visas, and investor visas.
How to Prepare for Your Embassy or Consulate Visit Whether you are a US citizen or a non-US citizen visiting a US embassy or consulate, there are quite a few ways you can prepare yourself to have an easy experience. This involves understanding the type of behavior expected, what you should and should not bring […]Continue Reading
Visas and Immigration System Over the past year, the Trump administration has called for a reduction in legal immigration to the US, arguing that immigrants “take away American jobs.” To do so, he has put extreme visa vetting initiatives into place, proposed the RAISE Act, and called forth certain visas for reductions. However, with a […]Continue Reading
According to the New York Times, Prince Harry’s new fiancée could receive a royal moniker long before she’s a British citizen. Meghan Markle, who is set to become the first American-born member of England’s royal family, can be given a title such as “duchess” without earning citizenship if Queen Elizabeth approves. Should the Queen make […]Continue Reading
Each week we collect stories related to U.S. immigration, and we provide a brief summary of each story in our weekly blog edition. Below you will find snapshots of stories that range from Trump’s administration to changes in U.S. immigration laws. We then give you fresh links at the bottom that relate to each story […]Continue Reading
Creating Tension Between America and Its Neighbors The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has considered starting the process to withdraw America from the North American Free Trade Agreement. The NAFTA is an agreement between Canada, Mexico, and the United States that created a trilateral trade bloc between the countries. The deal removed tariffs […]Continue Reading
Have you overstayed your visa for the United States? This is a very serious situation, but it can happen more often and more easily than you would think. Most United States visas are temporary and have an expiry date, at which point you must leave the United States. Sometimes, circumstances beyond your control may result in […]Continue Reading
All visas in the United States have expiry dates, and an overstay is what occurs when you remain in the United States past this date as you are expected to leave the country before that date when the visa is issued. Overstaying a visa can be intentional or accidental. Overstaying a visa in the United […]Continue Reading
Have you overstayed your United States work visa? This is a very serious matter, but you are not alone. Many people overstay their United States work visas every year, either intentionally or accidentally. The United States takes these situations very seriously and there is a list of consequences you may face if you do overstay […]Continue Reading
Many foreign nationals require visas in order to enter the United States, even just for visiting. In most cases, they will also require a permit in order to work there. These visas or permits are all temporary and they have expiry dates. A condition of these visas is that you leave the United States before […]Continue Reading
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