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H-1B1 Visa for Chile and Singapore Professionals

By Ella BergquistSeptember 26, 2019
Work in the US

What is the H-1B1 Visa? While other categories of the H visa allow all nationals to apply, the H-1B1 is specifically for Chile and Singapore. Every year 1,400 visas are issued to Chile and 5,400 visas are issued to Singapore. The visas are for professionals from each country. Typical fields are mathematics, engineering and business. […]

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Minimum Investments for US EB-5 Visa Increasing

By Ella BergquistOctober 21, 2019
Work in the USInvestor Visa

The EB-5 Investor Visa is visa which allows immigrants to invest in the United States in order obtain a Green Card. The program has been controversial in the past as it allows wealthy foreign individuals a way to quickly apply for and receive a Green Card. How Is The EB-5 Visa Investment Changing? The President Trump’s […]

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New Zealand Citizens Eligible for E-1 and E-2 Investor Visas

By Ella BergquistJune 11, 2019
Investor Visa

E-1 and E-2 Investor Visas are open to citizens of countries with which the United States has a treaty of commerce and navigation or similar agreement. On June 10, 2019, New Zealand was added to the list of countries allowed to apply for these Investor Visas to the United States. New Zealand Added to E-1 […]

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United States Plans to Add 30,000 More Visas For Seasonal Workers

By CaseyMay 16, 2019
Work in the USTemporary Visa

The Trump administration spent the past week discussing how they plan to allow 30,000 more foreign seasonal workers into the United States temporarily. This would take place from when the rule is said to be set, through the remainder fiscal of 2019. The visa the seasonal workers would receive is called the H-2B visa. The H-2B program […]

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Success Story: Family Immigration to the US with TN Visa

By Ella BergquistMay 14, 2019
Work in the USTN Visa

I had been working in Mexico as a dentist for the past 10 years. I met my wife five years ago and we got married last year. We have always dreamed of having a big family and my wife is now expecting our first child. My wife and I felt that moving to the US […]

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Summer Jobs in the US for Foreign Nationals – Work in the US

By CaseyMay 3, 2019
Work in the USJob Opportunities

Workers come to find jobs in the U.S. to improve their skills, their education level, travel in the U.S. and just to get a feel of the American life. Working abroad in the U.S. is also a wonderful way for individuals to spend a summer abroad or spend a gap year. There are ample opportunities […]

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How to Extend an Expiring US Work Visa

By CaseyMay 13, 2020
Work in the US

May 2020 Update: USCIS announced the immediate and temporary suspension of premium processing service for all Form I-129 (Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker) and I-140 (Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers) until further notice due to Coronavirus. This temporary suspension includes petitions filed for the following categories: I-129: E-1, E-2, H-1B, H-2B, H-3, L-1A, L-1B, LZ, O-1, O-2, […]

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US Will Accept New H-1B Visa Petitions for 2020

By Ella BergquistMarch 26, 2019
Work in the US

UPDATE: The USCIS has announced that the amount of applications they will accept for 2020 has been reached. They are no longer accepting applications for H-1B visas. Recently the USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services) announced that they will begin accepting new H-1B visa petitions on April 1st, 2019 for the 2020 year. Those who […]

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USMCA Immigration to US: USMCA TN Visa for Canadians 2020

By Ella BergquistJuly 6, 2020
Work in the USTN Visa

July 1, 2020 Update: The USCMA has officially gone into effect on July 1st, 2020. June 2, 2020 Update: The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) published an interim version of the Uniform Regulations concerning the interpretation, application, and administration of key provisions of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), including the Agreement’s rules of origin […]

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NAFTA Is Out, USMCA Is In: New US Immigration Policy

By Ella BergquistJuly 6, 2020
Work in the USTN Visa

July 1, 2020 Update: The USCMA has officially gone into effect on July 1st, 2020. June 2, 2020 Update: The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) published an interim version of the Uniform Regulations concerning the interpretation, application, and administration of key provisions of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), including the Agreement’s rules of origin […]

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NAFTA Work Permits May Be Eliminated for Canadians

By Ella BergquistSeptember 1, 2018
Work in the US

[NAFTA is under revision. NAFTA will most likely turn into the USMCA (United States Mexico Canada Agreement). USMCA is expected to be approved in the beginning of 2019. Until then NAFTA will remain active and the visas under NAFTA are still available. Learn more about how the USMCA will affect Canadians. ] In 2018, the […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Apply for an Investor Visa to the U.S.

By Ella BergquistAugust 15, 2018
Investor Visa

The United States offers exciting business opportunities to entrepreneurial individuals. The U.S. is known for being the largest consumer market and a hub of innovation. It also boasts a talented workforce and an abundance of resources. In addition, the United States is known for the competitive and robust nature of its market. Those wishing to […]

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If I have an H-1B Visa, Can I Work a Second Job?

By Ella BergquistJuly 31, 2018
Work in the US

Can I work a Second Job while holding an H-1B Visa? Many people supplement their personal finances with a second job. However, if you are working in the United States on an H-1B visa, you must be careful. The H-1B visa is a visa that requires a sponsorship from your employer. This means that if […]

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H-1B Cap 2020: News, Updates on H-1B Program

By Ella BergquistJuly 25, 2018
Work in the US

Lastest update on the H-1B applications being accepted in 2019. The United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) has reached their yearly 65,000 H-1B visa cap for the fiscal year of 2019. This means that anyone who is currently applying for an H-1B visa may not be accepted until 2020. There is an additional 20,000 […]

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How to Immigrate to the US as a Chef

By Ella BergquistJanuary 14, 2020
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Every year, thousands of cooks and chefs from around the world come to the United States to expand their culinary knowledge and settle into a new home. The United States is known as the melting pot of the world, mixing endless ethnicities, nationalities, and culture into the food industry. There is an endless amount of […]

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