Our experience with the team at VisaPlace has been absolutely amazing. Special thank you to Nadia Bakhtiari whom we had the pleasure of partnering with. Nadia was attentive, empathetic, knowledgeable, professional, friendly and accessible. She provided guidance and kept us in the loop every step of the way. We were so impressed with the professionalism and exceptional client experience from VisaPlace that we partnered with them for both our PR application and our citizenship application. Thank you VisaPlace and thank you Nadia!
Options for H1-B Workers Affected by a Layoff
An unexpected layoff can cause panic in anyone’s life, but when an H-1B worker loses their job, it can be especially daunting. This is because they must leave the country unless they find a new job or change their immigration status within 60 days. H-1B visa holders may stay in the United States for up to […]
H-2B Visa Mid-Year Cap Update: FY2023
The H-2B visa program for seasonal workers has invited thousands of temporary workers to the United States each year since 1952 and continues to this day! The H-2B visa was created to help fill short-term labor shortages in the US within specific non-agricultural occupations during busy seasons. A few occupations you could see being qualified […]
Can Canada Be Used as a Backdoor to the United States?
People who earn permanent residency in Canada can seek citizenship after staying in the country for at least three years in the five years before the citizenship application. Once they have obtained citizenship, they can come to the United States using the TN visa provided they have a legitimate employment offer from a US company […]
US Immigration Reaches H-1B Visa Cap for 2022
As of early March 2022, the US has received enough applications to meet the federally mandated 65,000 H-1B visa ceiling for the fiscal year 2022. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that permits US businesses to hire foreign employees in specialized vocations that require theoretical or technical knowledge. Every year, technology businesses rely on […]
Moving from Alberta to Texas: Everything You Need to Know
Are you a Canadian resident of Alberta thinking about relocating to Texas? You’re not alone. Texas is the United States’ second-most populous state, and it’s simple to understand why. Every year, a large number of visitors visit due to the pleasant weather, diversified population, and melting pot of cultures. Not to mention that Texas’ thriving economy attracts […]
EB-5 Investor Visa Regional Center Program is Back
The Senate approved a reauthorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program – the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022 (“Integrity Act”) – on March 10, 2022, as part of the FY 2022 Consolidated Appropriations Bill. The same bill had been passed by the House the night before. Last June 30, 2021, the EB-5 Regional […]
Top Jobs In the US for Immigrants
Every year, a large number of newcomers arrive in the United States. Finding a fantastic job that allows them to acquire experience while also establishing roots is an important element of the American dream for many. The good news is that there is a reasonably consistent supply of employment in the United States for immigrants, […]
H-1B to Green Card Process in 4 Steps
Many foreign workers come to the United States each year obtaining permanent and temporary statuses to reach their immigration goals. Most of these individuals want to eventually make the US their permanent home but come for a temporary stay first to either test it out or because they didn’t qualify for a US Green Card. […]
What to Expect for US Immigration in 2022
As a result of regulatory adjustments in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the United States immigration procedures encountered significant difficulties and delays in 2021. Many candidates within the US received new immigration policies and rules in 2021 to make it easier for them to stay, while many applicants from outside the country were barred from […]
US Immigration 2021: Year in Review
Throughout the year of 2021, many important developments in immigration have occurred in the United States, particularly as a result of COVID-19’s continuous immigration adjustments. Despite this, the majority of visas are still being filed for, and US immigration is on the rise. President Biden has made several adjustments to the US immigration system about […]
Automatic Work Authorization Extensions for EAD Holders
Many foreign nationals working in the United States with an EAD (Employment Authorization Document) were running into roadblocks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the past two years, US immigration has been in limbo due to processing delays, application backlogs, and travel restrictions. Many foreign nationals already in the US were also being affected by […]
US Hits Mid Year H-2B Visa Cap for 2022
Did you know 33,000 foreign workers are already granted a US Immigration status in 2022? More specifically, thousands of skilled and unskilled workers who applied for the H-2B visa have been given the perfect opportunity to use their skills and make the US their new home. Only a certain number of immigrants can be invited […]
What is a PERM Labor Certification?
Many foreign nationals looking to immigrate to the United States to work are oftentimes asking more questions about the job offer requirement. This is a very important part of your US work visa application process as it’s the main requirement to qualify. Program Electronic Review Management is an online processing system for filing labor certification applications. […]
Working in the US: Employment Authorization Document (EAD Card)
When applying for a job in the United States, employers are required to check that all prospective employees are allowed to legally work in the US no matter where they are from. Those who have immigrated to the United States and are interested in working will in most cases want to obtain an EAD Card […]
How Long Does It Take To Get A Work Visa in the United States?
Most foreign nationals seeking to start a new life abroad are looking for a country they can utilize their prior skills to create a financially comfortable life. Being able to obtain a job can also help an individual financially cover their day-to-day living expenses so obtaining a US work visa is important to most immigrants. […]