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Immigration Innovation Act of 2013

A bipartisan group of four U.S. senators has released a draft immigration reform bill.  The bill would dramatically increase the number of H-1B visas available each year, allow for foreign students to have dual intent, and exempt certain categories of persons from the employment-based green card cap, among other measures.  Read a summary of the […]

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Path to Green Card for International Students Studying in the U.S.

Quite often, international students are not interested in returning to their home countries immediately after graduating from an American University.  The U.S. has so much to offer, and studying in the U.S. has just whet their appetites for more.  Now they want a chance to work here too. Fortunately, the  USCIS has made obtaining a […]

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Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver of Inadmissibility

On January 2, 2013 Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced the posting of a final rule that reduces the time U.S. citizens are separated from their immediate relatives (spouse, children and parents), who are in the process of obtaining visas to become lawful permanent residents of the United States under certain circumstances. The final rule […]

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