The Difference Between a Global Business Visa and a Global Work Permit

By |February 20th, 2015|

Whether you’re an aspiring international fashion designer, attending a business summit overseas, or a company sending an employee overseas for a work project, knowing which visa is needed can be hard to figure out. Two common visas for doing business outside of the country are the global business visa and the global work permit, determining […]

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Deferred Action and Your Employment Rights

By |February 3rd, 2015|

Employment history can be a tricky issue when applying for deferred action. Candidates often have questions about how revealing their status will affect current or future employment. Here are some guidelines on how to approach your DACA status with your employer.
Using Past Employment Documents to Apply for DACA
You are not required to supply any employment […]

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How to Get a U.S. Green Card for a Spouse from Inside the U.S.

By |February 2nd, 2015|

If your spouse is currently inside the U.S., you may be considering sponsoring your spouse for a Green Card. Applying for a U.S. Green Card for a spouse from inside the U.S. is a complicated process. There are lots of forms and documents that need to be filed. Here is what you need to know:
Qualifications:

You […]

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Employment Based Green Card Tip: Determining Your Employment based Green Card Category

By |January 30th, 2015|

If you are a foreign national working or planning to work in the United States, you may be eligible to apply for or be sponsored by your employer for an employment-based Green Card. Per year, a maximum of 140,000 immigrants are granted employed-based Green Cards. Employment-based Green Cards are divided into five Green Card categories, […]

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Five Questions to Expect at the Interview for a Marriage Based Green Card

By |January 26th, 2015|

A primary purpose of the marriage based Green Card interview is to determine the legitimacy of your marriage. You will be asked a series of questions. Prior to interview, please review the information you submitted; the immigration officer may base a few questions from that information.

Here are five questions to expect at your interview for […]

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Alternatives to Affidavit of Support Income Requirements

By |January 19th, 2015|

If you are sponsoring a Green Card or fiancé visa, there are income requirements you must meet for the affidavit of support. To determine if your income qualifies, refer to the federal poverty guideline chart.

If you do not meet the income requirements for the affidavit of support, you may be able to use assets to […]

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The February 2015 Visa Bulletin Has Been Released

By |January 13th, 2015|

The February 2015 Visa Bulletin continues the advancement trend that we saw both in December and January.
Family-Based

As a reminder, the categories for Green Card petitions are as follows:

F1: The unmarried sons and daughters of U.S. citizens.
F2A: Spouses and Children of LPRs.
F2B: Unmarried Adult Children of LPRs.
F3: Married sons and daughters of U.S. citizens.
F4: Brothers and sisters […]

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How Long Does it Take to Get a Fiance Visa?

By |January 5th, 2015|

As you start the fiance visa process, you might be wondering how long does it take to get a fiance visa.

Generally, it takes 6 to 12 months to complete the two necessary steps to get a fiance visa.

Step 1: Filing the K-1 Fiance Visa Form with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

First, you will need […]

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What You Need to Know About Applying for a Visitor Visa Extension

By |December 23rd, 2014|

At some point during their stay, some visitors to the U.S. decide they want to stay longer than what was allotted for on their original I-94 arrival-departure document. If you are a visiting the U.S. and want to stay longer, then you will need to apply for a visitor visa extension. Here’s what you should […]

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B-2 Visitor Visa for Medical Treatment

By |December 22nd, 2014|

Some applicants for the B-2 Visitor visa seek entry into the U.S. for medical treatment.

If you are looking to come to the U.S. for medical treatment, here are some things that you will need to know before you file your application.
Ties to your country
The most important aspect in any B-2 application is being able to […]

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