A lawsuit filed in late January accuses the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) of overcharging technology companies fees for H-1B visas. The suit seeks $350 million in refunds, but a victory for the tech companies could be even more costly for the government.
You want the best workers for your company, and sometimes that means looking outside the country. H-1B visas might be the way to get the specialized employees you need to get the job done. But dwindling acceptance rates could make it harder to keep the flow of talent going.
Maybe you came to the U.S. for undergrad. Or maybe you got your PhD here. Either way, graduation is drawing near, and you’re wondering what this means for your future in the U.S.
If you’re an undocumented immigrant living in the U.S., you may be worried about your ability to remain in the country. The president’s “deportation force” is trying to remove millions of immigrants from the United States. This has made many immigrants fearful to go to work—or even leave their home.
There are no assurances that one can receive a work visa or green card by complying with regulations. In 2015, under the past presidential administration, there was an allowance for spousal visas when that individual’s spouse was taking the necessary steps to become a lawful permanent resident.
You’ve always dreamed of being an entrepreneur in the United States. You’ve got money ready to invest and an idea that is going to take the world by storm. There’s just one more thing you want before you finally start your business: green cards for you and your loved ones.
In our last post, we discussed the overall public approval of highly skilled immigrants in the U.S. Today, we examine some of the common ways that highly educated workers come here.
The inscription on the Statue of Liberty reads, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses…”. These lines were intended to give hope to immigrants from around the world, traveling to America in search of a brighter future.
In a previous post, we discussed some of the ways in which the current partial government shutdown is affecting immigration services. One of the areas that is currently out of operation is the E-Verify system. This system impacts immigrants and U.S. citizens alike.
More than three weeks ago, the disagreement between the executive and legislative branches of our government over funding for a wall between the U.S. and Mexico resulted in a stalemate. Consequently, the president called for a partial government shutdown.