Amidst the seemingly countless waves of change following President Trump's installation, staying informed and proactive is prudent. One particularly useful thing to keep an eye on this time of the year is the H-1B visa. There have been talks of revisions to the H-1B program. President Trump has yet to take any formal action beyond his proposals. H-1B visa season is fast approaching, and the best thing to do now is to understand what the visa is and begin preparations if necessary.
On January 17, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security published the (final) International Entrepreneur Rule. Effective July, 17, 2017, international entrepreneurs should have an easier time starting or continuing a new (started within 5 years proceeding the application) in the United States, if among other things, they can demonstrate that: 1. A new start-up entity was formed; 2. the foreigner owns at least 10% of the entity and has an active or central role in the operations; 3. at least $250,000 has been invested by established U.S. investors or has received at least $100,000 in government grants; or 4. partial combination of the above factors coupled with the ability to provide a significant public benefit to the United States.
Around this time every year, we receive many inquiries regarding the possibility of immigrating to the U.S., work visas, investment visas, and information regarding possible changes in U.S. immigration laws. With a new year and a new Administration upon us, this year is no exception. Many proposed changes have already taken effect and more changes are on the horizon which might change your options. Here are some examples:
Within one week of being sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America, President Trump has made good on two immigration-related campaign trail promises, namely: Building a wall to secure the Southern Border and 2. Enhancing the internal security of the U.S. through prioritizing the removal of criminal aliens.
Happy New Year! Here we are, a few weeks into the New Year and the inauguration of President-Elect Trump is upon us. For better or worse, like any new political administration, we should expect change. While promises made on the campaign trail are often meant to be broken, some presently existing programs may go away. This is not meant to instill fear. Instead, it is meant to encourage you to apply for what you can now. Laws don't change overnight and cannot be retroactive in their application even if changed. Please, let us help you get an application for relief started before it's too late.
On Monday, September 19th, Veterans Legal Institute, a non-profit program that is dedicated to providing pro bono legal services to homeless, at risk, disabled and low income veterans, honored firm partner, attorney Richard Wilner, Esq. for his commitment to service.
Immigration is a complex process that involves a lot of legal paper work and applications which can get on the nerves if you seek no professional help. Secondly, immigration involves complex procedures that should be handled professionally or a single mistake or glitch can lead to permanent blacklisting especially if you're trying to immigrate to the US; one of the most favourable yet difficult destinations to get. Attorneys or immigration lawyers can make it easier for you. But, there are a certain things you must know before approaching any lawyer impulsively. Read on to know some important tips to choose best immigration lawyer in town-
There are several legal issues involved when you go through the process of becoming a permanent resident or citizen of the United States. An experienced immigration law firm can make it easier to handle such issues. But you may get confused amidst so many attorneys and firms. The following guidelines can help you with an immigration law firm search.
An Immigration attorney is an independent, certified lawyer who specializes in resolving immigration related queries. He is an independent practitioner who in not connected to the US immigration authorities; however, he may seek assistance form them as and when required. There are various immigration officers in cities near Sacramento and Utah who claim to be the immigration attorneys in California perhaps, as per the records there are less than 3% of immigration law attorney certified specialists in the State of California. And the two of them are at Wilner & O'Reilly, APCL. It is a leading immigration law firm in California that is led by the two immigration law pundits; Richard M. Wilner who's a board certified specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law by the State Bar of California and Kelly S. O'Reilly, a former Immigration Officer with Citizenship and Immigration Services.
The Congress created the EB-5 Program in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors. The top Utah immigration lawyers, Wilner & O'Reilly share the most important things you must know if you wish to apply for an EB 5 Investor visa.