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How to Help a Family Member Acquire a Visitor Visa

The United States prides itself on being an extremely diverse country where people from all over the world have started new and prosperous lives. Many times, people who have recently immigrated to this country will still have family members living in their country of origin who will want to visit. … Continue reading How to Help a Family Member Acquire a Visitor Visa

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New California State Immigration Laws for 2018

The state of California has always been a national hub for immigrants. It has a large coastline and also shares a border with Mexico, so the state has dealt with many immigration issues and specific laws over the years. For the new year of 2018, California has enacted three new … Continue reading New California State Immigration Laws for 2018

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How Did Trump’s Immigration Policy Affect Los Angeles’ Olympics Bid?

The Olympic games have been the biggest show of international sports for centuries. Whichever city holds the Summer Olympics every four years carries a noble responsibility for their country, and they are expected to represent their country by excelling in each Olympic sport. The United States hasn’t hosted the Summer … Continue reading How Did Trump’s Immigration Policy Affect Los Angeles’ Olympics Bid?

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Power to Revoke US Citizenship Limited by Supreme Court

In Maslenjak v. United States, the Justices of the Supreme Court unanimously rejected the contention that the government could revoke the naturalization of an individual that made a minor misstatement at their naturalization interview or their  N-400 application. The lawyer for the government argued that something as minor as failing to … Continue reading Power to Revoke US Citizenship Limited by Supreme Court

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Trump’s Travel Ban: Who is Affected?

After lower courts repeatedly shot down Donald Trump’s travel ban for unfairly targeting Muslims from certain countries, the Supreme Court allowed a revised version as of Monday, June 26, 2016. The decision all but allows Trump to now boast a victory. The travel ban affects travelers from six countries that … Continue reading Trump’s Travel Ban: Who is Affected?

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Federal Spending Bill and Immigration

On May 1st, 2017, it was announced that Congress would again be dodging a “government shutdown” bullet by passing a federal spending bill known as the. Often referred to as an “omnibus bill” or a “stop gap” measure, this approach funds the federal government in full until individual annual agency … Continue reading Federal Spending Bill and Immigration

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

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New Changes Implemented in Visa Bulletin

Every month the Bureau of Consular Affairs publishes a Visa Bulletin that provides important information about filing dates for immigrants seeking Adjustment of Status. Published bulletins list the amount of visas available during the month of publication. The Bulletin also lists priority dates for filing Adjustment of Status. Priority dates … Continue reading New Changes Implemented in Visa Bulletin

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Much Longer Wait Times for Green Cards- Department of State Edits Previously Modernized Visa Bulletin

Department of States Alters Recently Modified Visa Bulletin On September 9th the Department of Homeland Security released new updated changes to the visa bulletin. These changes modernized the visa system and moved up priority dates for those applying for adjustment of status. The revisions to the visa bulletin were part … Continue reading Much Longer Wait Times for Green Cards- Department of State Edits Previously Modernized Visa Bulletin

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It’s Not too Early to Begin Preparing for the H-1B CAP

The H-1B CAP will Open on April 1st It’s that time again for employers to begin preparing for the H-1B CAP. The H-1BCAP refers to the quota system that the USCIS uses to review 85,000 H-1B applications each year. The CAP only applies to those who are petitioning for an … Continue reading It’s Not too Early to Begin Preparing for the H-1B CAP

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