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The Haitian Family Reunification Program (HFRP)

The Haitian Family Reunification Program (HFRP)

The Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) will soon implement the Haitian Family Reunification Program (HFRP). The HFRP will give certain Haitian relatives of U.S. citizens the option to apply for parole in the United States to be reunited with their families before their immigrant visas become available. The goal of this program is to promote […]

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K-1 Fiance Visa Requirements: What To Do If You Have Not Met in Person

K-1 Fiance Visa Requirements

One of the the K-1 fiance visa requirements is that the U.S. citizen and foreign national fiance meet in person within two years of filing their petition. While there are two exceptions to the two-year meeting requirement (discussed below), the two year meeting requirement is applicable to most persons. Every day, VISANOW’s immigration specialists speak with […]

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When to Open a Green Card for an Employee

Advice on when to open a Green Card for an employee

  In order to ensure continued work authorization for your foreign national employees, it’s important to consider sponsoring them for Green Cards with plenty of time before their max-out date. As a general guide, we suggest starting the process at least 2 years before the max-out date. For those who don’t know, a max-out date […]

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Video: Green Card Overview

If you are a U.S. employer you have the opportunity to sponsor a foreign national for permanent residence through the Green Card process. An employer can obtain a Green Card for employees or candidates in the following employment-based categories. EB-1: Individuals with extraordinary abilites EB-2: Individuals with advance degrees EB-3: Professional/Skilled workers EB-4: “Special Immigrants” […]

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The November 2014 Visa Bulletin Has Been Released

November 2014 Visa Bulletin

The Department of State has released the November 2014 Visa Bulletin. November 2014 Visa Bulletin for Family-Based Visas The U.S. Department of State organizes Green Card petitions into categories based on the sponsor’s legal status. The categories for Green Card petitions are: F1: The unmarried sons and daughters of U.S. citizens. F2: The spouses and children of Legal […]

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