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The Uncertain Future of DACA

As the conclusion of President Obama's administration draws nearer, the future of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) remains uncertain. The DACA program, which President Obama authorized in 2012, was designed to prevent the deportation of unauthorized...

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Start Now to Meet April 1 H-1B Filing Deadline

On April 1, 2016, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will start accepting new H-1B visa petitions for employment that will begin on October 1, 2016 or later. Many employers rely on H-1B visas if they plan on hiring foreign nationals to fill...

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Will Social Media Vetting Be Part of the Fiancé Visa Process?

After the San Bernardino, California terrorist attack in December 2015, many politicians called for changes to the current background review process for obtaining visas. Specifically, lawmakers are asking that the State Department and Department of Homeland Security...

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Expect Restrictions to the Visa Waiver Program

On Dec. 8, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 407 to 19 to tighten restrictions on travel to the United States under the country’s Visa Waiver Program (VWP)— which allows passport holders of 38 countries, many of them European, to travel to the United States for...

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