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February 2015 Archives

Changes to visa program benefit spouses of H-1B visa holders

When someone who lives in another country decides to come to the United States for a job, there are many things that need to be taken into consideration. This is particularly true when that person who has been granted a work visa has other members of his or her immediate family to think about. While schools will need to be selected for young children, spouses too may consider what they will do while residing the U.S. Historically, getting a job was not always a part of that picture. That is soon set to change. It was recently announced that changes were made to a visa rule that will make it possible for some individuals married to highly skilled immigrants to secure jobs.

Why one investor is looking to Miami center for an EB-5 visa

In previous posts we have written about the way an EB-5 visa can be used to bring investors into the United States to live. In this post we will focus on one investor in particular who is hoping to invest in Miami’s Panorama Tower.

Court order places future of some immigrants in limbo

As readers are likely aware, toward the end of last year President Obama issued an executive order pertaining to immigration. Portions of that order, which was supposed to take effect this week, were recently put on hold after a federal judge issued a temporary block. The order was challenged by multiple states for on the grounds that it is unconstitutional. More specifically, according to the U.S. District Judge who entered the ruling, the block was entered as a result of violating the Administrative Procedure Act.


In our last post we wrote about one way someone might be able to get a green card to live in the United States. Obtaining a green card via a family member is not the only way to go about doing this. There are several ways in which someone might immigrate to the U.S. via an employment opportunity.

Ways in which to secure a green card, part 1

For those who would like to become a lawful permanent resident of the United States, obtaining a green card is important. There are multiple ways in which this may be accomplished. In this post we will discuss one of those approaches--via sponsorship from a family member. Of course not every family member qualifies for this. Only certain individuals can secure a green card using this route.