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Get Help Obtaining H-1B Visas-Deadline to file is April 1st 2017

At the Law Office of Sweta Khandelwal, we help individuals in obtaining H-1B Visas, the only work visa available for US companies to hire foreign nationals.  H-1B visas are available for positions that require at least a Bachelor’s Degree in a specific field, and are also referred to as Specialty Occupation visas.  Examples of Specialty Occupations would be Engineers, Doctors, Lawyers, Scientists, etc. Our H-1B Visa attorney, in conjunction with the U.S employer, can help structure an immigration strategy, that will use H-1B and H-1B1 temporary work visas as part of an ongoing process that may eventually lead to permanent legal residency for foreign nationals. Continue reading Get Help Obtaining H-1B Visas-Deadline to file is April 1st 2017

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Changes to National Interest Waivers

There are a many different opinions when it comes to immigration and immigration laws. However, most people believe that someone who benefits the interest of the United States should be allowed to immigrate to the country. Current immigration laws include paths for immigration through national interest waivers, but this path has been somewhat narrow and often leads to disappointment.

In December of 2016 the Administrative Appeals Office made a decision in the case, “Matter of Dhanasar.” This decision has broadened the path for many individuals as it establishes a new standard for assessing if and when a person’s immigration status is for the national interest. Continue reading Changes to National Interest Waivers

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National Interest Waivers – An Exciting Development

Donald Trump’s presidential win brought great uncertainty concerning the flow of immigration. Given that areas such as Silicon Valley brim with technological talent brought by industrious individuals outside the United States, Trump’s pending presidency prompts discussion regarding rigid immigration restrictions and its detriment to including talented, well-educated immigrants in our country’s workforce. However, in late 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) paved an increasingly accommodating path for talented immigrants to independently apply for National Interest Waivers (NIWs). Continue reading National Interest Waivers – An Exciting Development

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