Introducing the Visa Finder Tool: Making the First Step of the Immigration Process Easier

By |November 18th, 2014|

We know that trying to navigate the U.S. immigration process can very complicated. Between the various visa options and specific requirements for each type, even deciding which visa is best for you can be overwhelming. We wanted to make it easier for anybody to get started with the immigration process – which is why we developed Visa […]

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How to get a U.S. Passport: What You Need to Know about Applying for a U.S. Passport

By |November 17th, 2014|

If you are a U.S. citizen traveling internationally for the first time, you must first apply for a U.S. passport. Here are some quick facts you should know about how to get a U.S. passport.

What is a U.S. passport?

A U.S. passport is an official document issued by the United States government, verifying an individual’s identity […]

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VISANOW and General Catalyst Announce Partnership

By |November 12th, 2014|

We have some extremely exciting news to share with all of you!

VISANOW is proud to announce its partnership with venture capital firm General Catalyst.

“We have spent the last 15 years building VISANOW into the leading provider of online immigration services. General Catalyst is an ideal partner because they share our vision and have the experience […]

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What is the Difference Between a Passport and a Visa?

By |November 11th, 2014|

Traveling soon and need to know the difference between a passport and a visa? Before traveling, be sure you know the different between a passport and a visa because you may need both.
What is a Passport?
A passport is issued to a country’s citizens for international travel and identification. It is used for identification purposes and […]

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DACA Renewal

By |November 3rd, 2014|

If you were approved for deferred action, it may be time to apply for DACA renewal.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an initiative that was announced by President Obama in June 2012. It offers temporary protected status and work authorization to individuals without legal status in the United States. Deferred action status is offered […]

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Prevailing Wage: Green Card Recruitment Video

By |October 30th, 2014|

Prevailing Wage: The 1st step of the Green Card Recruitment Process
Part of the Green Card recruitment process is proving to the USCIS that the candidate that you are petitioning is not only the best person for the job, but that a qualified US worker is not available.

This part of the Green Card or PERM process […]

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The Haitian Family Reunification Program (HFRP)

By |October 29th, 2014|

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

By |October 27th, 2014|

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 individuals interested […]

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Green Card Recruitment: Job Postings

By |October 23rd, 2014|


Part of the Green Card recruitment process is proving to the USCIS that the candidate that you are petitioning is not only the best person for the job, but that it can’t be filled by a U.S. worker.

In order to prove that you did your due diligence in trying to find a U.S. citizen to […]

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When to Open an Employment Based Green Card for an Employee

By |October 22nd, 2014|

In order to ensure continued work authorization for your foreign national employees, it’s important to consider sponsoring them for an employment based Green Card well in advance of their max-out date. As a general guide, we suggest starting the employment based green card process at least 2 years before the max-out date.

For those who don’t […]

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