Time to Lift the Ban – Scapegoating Professional Visas Hurts the Economy and Stifles Innovation

2021-03-03T16:37:05+00:00Mar 3, 2021|

Be it a Republican administration, or one led by Democrats, a common theme appears to be the raw deal handed to non immigrant professionals. While the Biden administration halted midnight regulations including scrapping a wage-based lottery for the H-1B CAP, it has refrained from revoking the ban on the entry of professionals. This ban, imposed [...]

7 Things to Know About the H-1B CAP

2021-02-25T15:32:03+00:00Feb 25, 2021|

The registration process for the H-1B FY2022 lottery begins shortly and we have some tips and general guidelines for those looking to file this year. Our office is happy to assist you with these filings at no charge (except the $10 registration fee charged by USCIS).   Registration Period is from March 09th to March [...]

The IOWA Caucus Fiasco May Have Lessons For H-1B CAP Registration

2020-02-07T17:55:56+00:00Feb 7, 2020|

In order to be proactive and ensure H-1B CAP petitions are filed on time and with the least amount of disruption, it may be prudent and certainly proactive to commence processing of H-1B petitions as in previous years. I believe it is better to be prepared than find oneself in a situation like the Democrats did in Iowa on Monday night

When NOT to File an Amended H-1B Petition

2015-12-22T11:00:30+00:00Dec 22, 2015|

Over the past couple of months, clients have been emailing and calling to understand when they are NOT required to file an amended petition. For instance, one caller wanted to know what would happen if the employee returns from a project and is stationed at the corporate office for 15 days before being re-deployed to [...]

Taking Up ‘Legal’ Immigration Now Could Set the Tone for Future Cooperation

2014-01-03T19:32:49+00:00Jan 3, 2014|

In a welcome gesture, on December 4th Speaker Boehner hired Senator McCain’s long time immigration advisor and Director of Immigration Policy of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) – Rebbeca Tallent. In a press release on the Bipartisan Policy Center’s website, Jason Grumet, BPC’s president was very positive in summing up his view of Ms. Tallent’s [...]

Why Is the U.S. Dragging its Feet on Business Immigration Reform?

2018-03-25T21:34:55+00:00Nov 14, 2013|

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analyzes trends in immigration and policy proposals that would affect immigration and states on its website that, Of the 40 million foreign-born people living in the United States in 2011, about 22 million were not citizens. About half of those non-citizens were authorized to be in the United States [...]

I am a successful Entrepreneur; Own a Business and Employ 5-10 US Workers. Do I Qualify for the New ‘Entrepreneur’ H-1B Visa?

2013-05-31T21:03:01+00:00May 31, 2013|

Before I answer this question, I want to run the following real world examples by you: Years before being acquired in a Billion dollar deal, his mom, a teacher at a Manhattan private school, thought her son was getting distracted at school but really liked computers and had a lot of great ideas. So, she [...]

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