immigration Archive

The Skinny About H1-B and L1-B Visas

U.S. companies who are looking to fill high-tech vacancies from workers from outside the U.S. when suitable employees are not available. They are mainly using two programs available to them: H1-B and L1-B visas. H1-B has a

The Employment Authorization Document (EAD)

The EAD is also commonly known as “work permit” is issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) to an eligible person to legally work in the U.S. This is not same as the well-known

Basics of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was created by the Homeland Security Act of 2002, a direct response to September 11, 2011 (commonly known as 9/11) events. The former United States Custom Service and the

Private and Public Assistance for Arriving Refugees

Refugees who are arriving in the US are eligible for many private and public benefits. They include resettlement assistance as well as other medical, financial assistance and special assistance for their minor children. Many refugees who are

Children Crossing the United States Border, Are They Refugees?

A new trend that started a year ago now is brewing as a humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border. Unaccompanied children from Central America including Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras are taking a riskier journey through Mexico

A Compelling Reason For a Comprehensive Immigration Bill

The EB-5 visa program is intended to give green cards to families that invest $1 million in a US business venture that provide minimum 10 full-time jobs within two years or invest $500,000 in a venture located

Tests You Need to Pass Before You Become a U.S. Citizen

Article written by Real Estate and Mortgage Info  In addition to meeting all other requirements, applicants for U.S. citizenship also need to pass two tests in fundamentals of history and principles of government, and English language proficiency

Visa Waiver Program (VWP)

Article written by The Legal NewsBlog The VWP has been created by the government to allow citizens of certain countries to visit the U.S. for 90 day period for business and pleasure without having to obtain a

Wrong Employment Authorization Permits (EAP) to be recalled

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is empowered to implement the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA is a program that allows certain undocumented immigrants who entered the US before their 16th birthday

Should children crossing illegally get refugee status?

An Associated Press poll taken recently shows that more than 53 percent of Americans believe that children crossing the southern border illegally should not be offered refugee status. Quite contrary to that another poll, PRRI poll, shows