Non-immigrant visas

October 6, 2016

The American F Visa for International Students

Qualifying for F Visas F visas can open worlds of opportunity for international students coming to the United States to pursue academic studies and language training. F visas can also be used to keep up status for certain family preference immigrants such as the older children of permanent residents. It should not matter if similar… Read More

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January 20, 2013

USCIS Premium Processing

USCIS Premium Processing of Non-immigrant employment petitions Time is money. Nowhere is this truer than in the competitive world of business. Beginning in 2001 USCIS began premium processing of certain employment petitions and applications. Congress approved premium processing to mitigate the effects that serious delays in processing of employment petitions and applications were having on… Read More

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January 19, 2013

H1B Filing and Visa Waiver Entry

H1b filing If you are a US employer intending to employ a foreign specialty worker such as an engineer temporarily, H-1B visas may be the way to go. Under the H-1B program companies in the United States can temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations. An occupation will qualify if it requires the theoretical and… Read More

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May 27, 2012

The Visa Waiver Program

Visa Waiver for Tourism or Business The visa waiver program allows visa free travel to the United States for citizens of certain countries, if the person meets certain requirements. A visitor coming to the United States as a business visitor or a tourism from a list of countries designated by the Attorney General for inclusion… Read More

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November 4, 2011

Sample Certificate of Translation

What is a certified translation? Any foreign language birth certificate, marriage certificate other document of evidentiary value that is submitted to USCIS¬†or an immigration court in connection with an application or petition, must be¬†accompanied by a Certified English Translation. The Certified English Translation is a full English language translation which the translator has certified as… Read More

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August 1, 2011

Information for Marriage visa and K visa holders

Green card marriage issues As Las Vegas immigration attorney who has handled many marriage immigration cases, I often see cases where the foreign nationals worry that their immigration status in the United States depends on someone else and the US citizens worry that the foreign national will divorce them after receiving a green card. Abusive… Read More

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US Fiance Visa

May 19, 2011

Protected: Filing the K1 Visa Petition

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May 8, 2011

How to obtain a B1 B2 Visa

The B1B2 visa for tourists and business travelers As a US immigration attorney I sometimes get asked about how to obtain a visitor visa to come to America for a short period. The b1 b2 visa or visitor visa is by far one of the most common way to get to the United States. But… Read More

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May 4, 2011

Birth certificate not available for green card

No birth certificate for green card? Sometimes clients do not have certain civil documents such as birth or marriage certificates, to prove that they are eligible for visas or green cards. These types of case need more care and skill. Here is a brief discussion of the issue using a birth certificate as an example.… Read More

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April 26, 2011

What is K3 Visa?

The K3 Visa As a Las Vegas immigration lawyer I often see cases where a US citizen is petitioning for a spouse living abroad and become concerned about the time it will take to bring the spouse to the United States. The k3 visa might be one option that the US citizen might consider. K3… Read More

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