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USCIS to Publish Revised Form I-539 and New Form I-539A (Immigration)
Another concerning announcement coming from USCIS regarding a revised Form I-539 and new Form I-539A, including a new biometrics fee requirement of $85 for many categories of applicants, including tho...
Tahmina Watson
H4 EAD Recission Imminent: What To Do Now (Immigration)
The long anticipated fear of the administration revoking H4 EADs is finally seeing some action. Last week, the proposed rules were sent to the OMB which means that the proposed rules will be publishe...
Tahmina Watson
Seattle Innovation Center offers EB-5 Visa Investment (Immigration)
A new high-rise project in downtown Seattle is welcoming Indian investors who want to qualify for EB-5 visas through the Immigrant Investor Program.The Seattle Innovation Center is a mixed-use...
Peter Chase
Tahminas top 6 points about the new H1b policy memo regarding third party sites (Immigration)
On February 23rd, 2018, USCIS released a new memo titled "Contracts and Itineraries Requirements for H-1B Petitions Involving Third-Party Worksites. In this memo, USCIS creates new and onerous policy ...
Tahmina Watson
New rules, new challenges (Immigration)
The Trump Administrations new rules on H-1B, which will make the visa approval process even harder, will hurt America and India both. It will be in the interest of the US if it invests in STEM educati...
Anu Peshawaria
EB5 Investor Visa (Immigration)
For those who do not have a US citizen family member or a US employer to sponsor them, The EB-5 Green Card program is an alternative solution to apply for legal permanent residence in the US.T...
Tahmina Watson
Recognise the efforts of Immigrants in making America Great- Sign the Petition (Immigration)
Sign the Petition:https://www.change.org/p/hum...
Anu Peshawaria
New Roadblocks for Extension of Non Immigrant Visas (Immigration)
USCIS released a New Policy yesterday, October 23, 2017 that rescinds prior USCIS policy of giving deference to an earlier examiner's findings in adjudications of Non-Immigrant Visa applications.<...
Kripa Upadhyay
USCIS has temporarily suspended the premium processing service for all H-1B petitions on or after April 3, 2017. (Immigration)
USCIS has temporarily suspended the premium processing service for all H-1B petitions filed on or after April 3, 2017. The temporary suspension applies to all H-1B petitions filed on or after April 3,...
Anu Peshawaria
Investors Drawn to the EB-1C Multinational Manager/Executive Option Amid EB-5 Uncertainties (Immigration)

Akshat Divatia

New Rule!! H-4 for Employment Authorization from May 26, 2015 (Immigration)
About the Author:Anu Peshawaria is a well known US Business Immigration Attorney as well as a Supreme Court Attorney from India, Former Legal Advisor Embassy of India, Washington DC. She is an exp...
Anu Peshawaria
Immigrant Entrepreneurs Must be Included in Immigration Executive Action (Immigration)
Not a day goes by in the US that an immigrant entrepreneur’s contributions are not making a deep and lasting impact. Watch the below video from the Partnership for a New American Economy to see how immigrant inventors’ inventions are used in your daily life. At this unique juncture with imminent executive action announcements, where […] Tahmina Watson
Obama Executive Action on H1b Visas? (Immigration)
There is much ado today and in the last couple of days in the news that President Obama will change H1b visa rules to help keep talented skilled-immigrants in the US. Here is a link to such a story from the International Business Times. I don’t want my readers to get too excited. Obama cannot […] Tahmina Watson
Obamas Immigration Delays: What Now? (Immigration)
So there we have it- a confirmation that any executive action on immigration will have to wait until after November when the mid-term elections are over. There are many news reports on it and of course, much anger has been expressed. What are we to do now? Yes, our hopes keep getting dashed but unfortunately, […] Tahmina Watson
Will we see Executive Action from Obama next week? (Immigration)
The political winds of immigration keep shifting. It is rather hard to keep track. The question of the moment is this: will President Obama announce executive actions on immigration reform next week? A week or two ago, there were news reports that Obama will make announcements immediately after Labor Day weekend. But as the weekend […] Tahmina Watson

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