Visa to work in the United States

If you are planning to come to the United States for a temporary period of time and work legally, this will require you to obtain a non-immigrant visa, permitting you to travel to the U.S. to work, study or business.

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Government to tighten immigration policy for H-1B Visas

The government recently took another step to tighten its immigration policy and put more restrictions on the issuance of H-1B and H-2B visas  for foreign professional and temporary workers respectively. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of Justice announced an agreement of understanding to prosecute employers who commit fraud in […]

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New limitations for Asylum Seekers

The attorney general of the United States, William Barr, determined that relatives of a victim of violence are not eligible to request asylum as a “particular social group”, thus putting a new obstacle to the asylum system. Under the asylum act, a person located in the United States or who arrives to a port of […]

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30,000 Additional H-2B Visas to Become Available for Migrant Workers

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has approved an additional 30,000 H-2B visas for returning seasonal non-agricultural workers, who have worked in the U.S. during one of the previous 3 fiscal years, The H-2B program is designed for seasonal work. The most common occupations among H-2B workers are grounds keeping, landscaping, and housekeeping. The H-2B […]

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Trump Threatens to send Illegal Immigrants to Sanctuary Cities

President Trump announced on Friday that the Administration is seriously considering sending migrants arriving at the border to the so called “sanctuary cities” in retaliation against Democrats  who oppose Trump’s plans for a border wall. This idea had been previously denied by his own administration officials.

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