Ask anyone who has gone through the naturalization process about their experience and there's a very good chance that they will tell you that while the end result was rewarding beyond belief, getting there was not without its challenges. Indeed, there's a very good chance that they'll also share how the application fees associated with the process, set by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, were by no means nominal.
Earlier this week, our blog began discussing how entrepreneurs who have moved on to the hiring process will need to do more than just ensure that they are filling their ranks with the best candidates. Indeed, they will need to ensure that they are complying with state and federal laws covering the hiring of new employees, including the completion of Form I-9.
Once a group of budding entrepreneurs comes up with what they believe will be a highly desired product or service, and a viable business model to make it a reality, the real work begins. Indeed, investors must be brought onboard, processes streamlined, facilities leased and, of course, staff hired.
While the Walt Disney Company routinely makes headlines throughout the world for everything from its films to its theme parks, it made headlines of a different sort earlier this year when it announced that around 250 tech workers employed by Disney World in Orlando were being laid off.
Earlier this week, our blog began discussing how even though international travel is now easier than ever thanks to lower airfare and the proliferation of airline routes, those with lawful permanent resident -- or LPR -- status must nevertheless proceed with caution if planning a prolonged journey abroad.
From educational pursuits and work obligations to family visits and sightseeing journeys, there are innumerable reasons as to why a person would choose to travel abroad. Indeed, the proliferation of travel routes coupled with affordable airfare has served to greatly enhance the feasibility of international travel.
The impact of the decision reached by the Supreme Court of the United States in U.S. v. Texas this past summer has resonated for months within both legal communities and immigrant communities across the nation.