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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

TRUMP TEMPORARILY SUSPENDS U.S. IMMIGRATION

Yesterday, President #Trump signed an executive order limiting #immigration into the United States in response to the #COVID19 pandemic. The Order will primarily impact #familybasedgreencard applications family members (spouses, children, parents, and siblings) of U.S. Legal Permanent...

New Process May Cause Even Longer Wait Times for EB-5 Investors from Vietnam and China

In an effort to increase fairness in the EB-5 adjudication process, the USCIS has recently announced that starting March 31, 2020, it will begin processing I-526 Alien Investor Visa Petitions...

USCIS Announces Implementation of H-1B Electronic Registration Process for Fiscal Year 2021 Cap Season

In an attempt to reduce paperwork, data exchange, and provide overall cost savings to petitioning employers, the USCIS has announced that the implementation of the proposed new H-1B Lottery registration...

Premium Processing Fee to Increase on December 2, 2019

Beginning on December 2, 2019, the premium processing fee for certain employment-based petitions will increase from the current fee of $1,410 to $1,440 for Form I-129, Petition for a Non-immigrant...

EB-5 Visas Unavailable for Chinese and Vietnamese Regional Center Investors for October 2019

For more details, see U.S. Visa Bulletin for October 2019  at: Travel.State.Gov  

EB-5 Minimum Investment to Increase to $900,000 USD

On July 24, 2019,  the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will publish a final rule, making a number of significant changes to the current EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program. Effective...

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