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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

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...

Celebrating Independence Day 2019 with Naturalization Ceremonies

This week, 7,500 new citizens will celebrate our nation’s 243rd birthday at nearly 110 naturalization ceremonies between throughout the U.S. occurring between July 1st and July 5th. For a list of...

SEVP Publishes Changes to Fees

Beginning on June 24, 2019, fees charged by SEVP to international students, exchange visitors and SEVP-certified schools will increase by as much as 75%: * SEVP school certification petition fee...

The Process to Extend/Change Non-immigrant Visa Status Just Got More Complicated for B-1/B-2 Tourist, F-1 International Students, and L-1 Beneficiaries

In response to Executive Order 13768 (January 25, 2017), Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States, the Trump Administration has directed relevant government agencies to: “Make use...

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