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Useful Tips on Current Travel to the US

In the wake of President Trump’s Immigration Executive Order, and the uncertainty surrounding what the future holds for business visas, we’re getting calls from many concerned clients and individuals. In this newsletter we address common questions and highlight...

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H-1B Visa Quota 2018 opens April 1, 2017

The H-1B visa has received much media attention in recent years, mostly for the wrong reasons.  Despite well-documented bi-partisan efforts during the Obama administration, there has been no real reform of the H-1B category (apart from employment authorization for...

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H1B Visa Quota 2017 opens April 1, 2016

What is an H-1B Visa? H-1B visas are for foreign graduates (bachelor’s degree or higher) with a U.S. professional job offer, i.e., one which requires a degree.  The applicant and the position must therefore be professional and the degree must be relevant to the...

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H1B Visa Quota 2015 – 2016: The Aftermath

The demand for H1B visas in the first week of April 2015 was over 233,000, up from 172,000 in 2014 and 124,000 in 2013.  The annual worldwide quota of 85,000 H1B visas is made up as follows: 58,200 for Bachelor’s degree holders 6,800 for H-1B1 visas for nationals of...

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Inadmissibility to the U.S.

In this piece we discuss briefly reasons why a person might have difficulty securing a visa to enter the US.  Whether you’re a tourist or a business person, you don’t want to find out too late that you’re inadmissible to the US because of some past transgression. ...

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