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Tourists

In most cases, a foreign national who wishes to come to the United States must first obtain a visa. A visa allows a foreign national to travel to a port-of-entry in the United States...

Students

Ever wondered what it would be like to study in the United States? Every year, thousands of foreign-born students travel to the United States to study at many different universities and training programs...

Investors

For foreigner entrepreneurs interested in American citizenship, the Fifth Preference Employment-Based Immigration visa program (better know as “EB-5”) may be the best way to...

Business

Are you ready to take your company “global”? If so, L-1 visas provide an excellent way for small or new overseas companies to expand their operations into the U.S., allowing companies to...

USAVCS News & Immigration Articles

USCIS Grants Qualified Foreign Entrepreneurs 30 Months to 1) Enter the US, 2) Found a New Start-up, 3) Prove Successful OR Secure Funding for Growth

USCIS Grants Qualified Foreign Entrepreneurs 30 Months to: 1) Enter the US;   2) Found Start-ups; and 3) Prove Successful OR Secure Funding for Growth and Expansion   The USA, as...

Effective Immediately, USCIS Will Now Defer to Prior Approvals for Extension Petitions

On April 27, 2021, the USCIS issued policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual instructing officers to give deference to prior determinations when adjudicating extension requests involving the same parties...

USCIS to Postpone New Rule Prioritizing H-1B Cap Case Selection Based on Salary for Upcoming H-1B Cap Season

In an effort to provide more time for USCIS to train staff and perform public outreach as well as give stakeholders time to adjust to the new rule which gives...

President Biden’s Proclamation Reinstates COVID-19 Restrictions on International Arrivals from 26 countries

President Biden implemented travel restrictions suspending entry to the United States of all non-exempt foreign nationals from the following countries: *Schengen Area (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France,...

New Rules Restrict Eligible H-1B Occupations and Increase Required Wages for H-1B Workers by up to 60% in Some Regions

On October 6th the Trump Administration announced new Administration Interim Final Rules (IFRs) that will make it more difficult and more costly for U.S. companies to employ highly skilled foreign...

Trump Extends Suspension of Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market

Citing the economic impact of COVID-19 on U.S. workers, President Trump has extended his proclamation to suspend entry to the US of certain non-immigrant work visa categories. As such, effective...

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