Monthly Archives: January 2013

IMMIGRATION REFORM: THE DEVIL’S IN THE DETAILS

This afternoon a bipartisan group of eight senators will unveil the framework for comprehensive immigration reform and tomorrow President Obama will discuss his proposal.  It seems like now, more than any time in recent history, the stars are aligned for … Continue reading

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VISA BULLETIN FOR FEBRUARY 2013

The Visa Bulletin for February 2013 is now available. Please visit our firm’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com and check out our page and “like” us on Facebook!

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WHITE HOUSE MAKES IT EASIER FOR SOME UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS TO APPLY FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCE

According to an article on latimes.com:  “Beginning March 4, when the changes go into effect, illegal immigrants who can demonstrate that time apart from an American spouse, child or parent would create “extreme hardship,” can start the application process for … Continue reading

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SECRETARY NAPOLITANO ANNOUNCES FINAL RULE TO SUPPORT FAMILY UNITY DURING WAIVER PROCESS

According to a USCIS News Release:  “Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced the posting of a final rule in the Federal Register that reduces the time U.S. citizens are separated from their immediate relatives (spouse, children and parents), … Continue reading

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NEW YEARS RESOLUTION: START PERM EARLY

For employers who have foreign nationals in H-1B status and wish to sponsor them for permanent residence, it is a good idea to start the PERM labor certification process early. In most instances, labor certification is the first step towards … Continue reading

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