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H-1B Visa Changes in 2018 May Affect You and Your Spouse in 2020

By Ella BergquistDecember 22, 2019
Work in the US

What is the H-1B Visa? The H-1B Visa is a work visa that allows highly skilled workers to work in the United States. A high skill worker is a worker with a University education or extensive work experience. To apply for this visa, you must have a current job offer from a United States Company. […]

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TN Visa FAQs

By CaseyJune 5, 2018
Work in the USTN Visa

Applying for a TN visa can be very confusing for many people, especially if you do not know much about it. Here, we have listed the most frequently asked questions about TN visas for both Canadians and Mexicans and provided the answers to them: Q: How long can you stay on a TN visa? A: Current […]

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TN Visa for Mexicans: Fast Track to Working in the US

By CaseyMay 22, 2018
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[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 to work under USMCA. ] TN Visa Basics Usually, a citizen of […]

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Secrets to Getting an H-1B Visa

By Ella BergquistMay 7, 2018
Work in the US

What is the H-1B visa? The H-1B visa is for individuals in specialty occupations, including science, engineering, and information technology. Through this program, a US employer can temporarily employ a foreign worker to occupations that require highly specialized knowledge in a field. However, the application process can at times be frustrating or confusing. The following […]

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Finding a Job in the US As an International Student

By CaseyDecember 19, 2019
Work in the USJob Opportunities

A large number of international students are currently studying in the United States. There is a substantial amount of job opportunities for students as they are given a chance to work for certain period. Job-hunting as an international student can be difficult, as employers may well be unaware about cultural differences and visa requirements. We […]

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Processing Times Faster for E-1 & E-2 Visas With This Change!

By Ella BergquistFebruary 2, 2018
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The U.S. Consulate in Toronto, Canada has recently implemented a new, Streamlined E-visa application process for “first time E visa applicants and applicants renewing their E visas”. What is being changed on the visa processing is the following: the Post will be receiving and reviewing E-visa applications before the applicant schedules an in-person interview. The […]

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Trump’s Proposal Could Impact Spouses of H-1B Holders

By Rachel BarrickDecember 19, 2017
Work in the USJob Opportunities

This past week, the Trump administration proposed the revocation of a rule that allowed the spouses of immigrant workers to work while in the US. This rule was initiated in 2015 under the Obama administration, and it provided that the spouses of H-1B, high skilled, visa holders could work in the US on their H-4 […]

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Does the Midwest Need More Immigrants?

By CaseyDecember 19, 2019
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Yes, the Midwest Needs Immigrants, Here’s Why A recent report written by demographer Rob Paral states “For the cities of the Midwest, restricting current immigration levels is the last thing they need: an unnecessary tourniquet applied to a precious supply of regional residents and workers.” Immigration has helped plenty Midwestern cities semi-reverse years and years […]

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Inside the Effect of the H-1B Visa

By Ella BergquistDecember 31, 2019
Work in the US

The H-1B Visa: A Short History In the 1950s, the United States initiated the H-1B visa program, which allows foreign workers to obtain employment in the US. The “Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1990” made changes to the H-1B program by requiring a bachelor’s degree at a minimum or equivalent work experience in a specialized […]

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Trump Signs Executive Order Restricting H-1B Visas

By Ella BergquistAugust 11, 2020
Work in the USTemporary Visa

“Buy American, Hire American” The President of the United States, Donald Trump, will sign an executive order prioritizing Americans over foreign workers. This order will be directed towards federal agencies that recommend changes to the temporary visa program known as the H-1B visa. This permit is used to bring foreign workers to the United States […]

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H-1B Visas Reached The Yearly Cap In 4 Days

By Ella BergquistApril 11, 2017
Work in the US

Once again, there has been an alarming demand for H-1B visa’s in the United States. On Monday, April 3rd, 2017, the United States government began to accept applications for the H-1B visas which are usually granted to foreign tech workers. On Friday, April 7th, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that they had […]

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H-1B Visa Holders Help Increase American’s Income

By Ella BergquistJanuary 25, 2017
Work in the US

Over the years, immigration policies have both hurt and helped the United States economically. Recently, economist agreed that the increasing number of highly skilled foreign workers in the U.S. on a work visa will help incomes rise. Immigration News: Economist say Immigrants with Advantaged Degrees Help Incomes Rise During Donald Trump’s campaign he kept going back and forth with […]

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Possible Change to H-1B Visa Coming Soon

By Ella BergquistJanuary 18, 2017
Work in the US

Immigration News: Changing H-1B Visa Requirements With the impending new president in office within two days, congress has been reviewing and expecting to change visa requirements this year. One of the visas that is up to change is the H-1B visa. The House Judiciary Committee has been reviewing a bill that would require the employers […]

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3 Reasons Why Your L-1 Visa Could Get Rejected in 2020

By Michael NirenFebruary 3, 2020
Work in the US

Does your company need the specialized knowledge of one of its employees from a branch outside of the US? An L-1 visa enables you to bring just such an employee over. There are two types of L-1 Visas: the L-1A and the L-1B. However, just because you’ve got a compelling case for bringing over an […]

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Trump and the Future of Immigration Under NAFTA

By Michael NirenJune 22, 2020
Work in the US

*Update June 22: President Trump has suspended several US Work Visas but the work visa under NAFTA is not affected. The TN visa is still open and accepting applications. Uncertainty and confusion continue to fill the air following Donald Trump’s win of the 2016 US Presidential Election last week. One area quite inflated with such […]

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