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BIG News! some H-4 spouse to get work authorization

Under proposed regulations announced today CIS is proposing to allow some H-4 spouses to apply for work authorization. These would be the spouses of H-1Bs who are the beneficiaries of an employer’s approved I-140 or are in a 7th etc … Continue reading

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Travel history

CBP announced on 4/30/2014 a new web page on its site for getting a record of nonimmigrant entries and exits for the past 5 years from the request date.

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I-94 vs. I-797 approval notice’s H-1B term dates

IMPORTANT NOTE: The dates of admission on the I-94 received after entry from abroad can often differ from the dates of on an I-797 approval notice for an H-1B term. Therefore, it is essential after every entry to check an … Continue reading

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NEW! Retiree visa proposed in Immigration Reform legislation

The 2013 US immigration reform legislation introduced as S.744 on 4-16-2013 includes a NEW! visa for retirees to come and live in the US for extended periods. Section 4504 of the “JOLT” act (a segment of the larger legislation) provides: … Continue reading

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Highlights of the Immigration Reform agreement

The bill is yet to be drafted, introduced, passed by both houses of Congress and take effect but briefly here are key provision concerning family and employment immigration changes outlined to occur. Basically the backlogs in EB categories should be … Continue reading

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