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Can Immigrants Receive Coronavirus Stimulus Checks?

Can Immigrants Receive Coronavirus Stimulus Checks?

In order to qualify for the payments, you must be either a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or a qualifying resident alien, and have a Social Security number. What Are the Stimulus Payments? COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, has disrupted life across the United States and around the world. In order to […]

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COVID-19 Impact on the U.S. Immigration System

COVID-19 Impact on the U.S. Immigration System

As the world responds to a novel coronavirus, numerous of countries, including the United States, have implemented travel or entry restrictions and closed their borders in an attempt to prevent the virus from spreading. Mandatory lockdown has affected the U.S. immigration system and disrupted immigration services and proceedings. In just over a week, there have […]

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H-1B Registration Tool

H-1B Registration Tool

On December 6, 2019, USCIS announced that it is implementing an electronic registration requirement for petitioners seeking to submit H-1B cap-subject petitions. Employers seeking to file FY2021 H-1B cap-subject petitions, including those eligible for the advanced degree exemption, must first electronically register and pay an associated $10 fee for each electronic registration they submit to USCIS. According […]

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Five USCIS changes that will impact legal immigrants in the U.S. in 2020

Five USCIS changes that will impact legal immigrants in the U.S. in 2020

The U.S. immigration system saw many changes ordered by the Trump administration during 2019, including some that will take effect in 2020. The changes by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will have a significant impact on the lives of millions of immigrants living legally in the United States. COST HIKES FOR KEY IMMIGRATION […]

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Big changes coming to H-1B visa lottery

Big changes coming to H-1B visa lottery

Immigration authorities next year will revamp the system of applying for H-1Bs, the skilled-worker visas that are particularly prized by Silicon Valley tech companies, with the stated aim of streamlining a cumbersome process. Rather than submitting full applications by April 1, workers and companies will register online in March and pay $10 to enter a […]

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