Expanded employment authorization will help foreign spouses eager to work

A series of class action lawsuits propelled action from the Biden Administration this month regarding the complex process for the spouses of U.S. work visa holders to obtain work authorization. According to the National Law Review, the program expansion is expected to help thousands of spouses of foreign executives, managers, and specialty occupation workers who […]

International Students Remain Key for U.S. Tech Industry

When it comes to advances in technology (including everyone’s favorite apps, websites, and personal tech), international talent is leading the way in regards to workforce talent. In fact, the American economy and university system owe a significant amount of gratitude to these foreign nationals and international students. According to data from the New American Economy, […]

Client Success Story: Change of Status for Foreign Nationals on OPT

While we know that no two cases are the same when it comes to immigration, we do believe that we encounter many unique cases that put our legal talents to the test. We are going to share a recent client story that had some interesting and complex elements, but ultimately ended in success for our […]

5 Tips to Getting Your H-1B Petition Approved: an Employer Guide

Government processes can seem daunting, and the H-1B application process is one complex process that has a lot on the line if you are a business, your company’s innovation and productivity often are linked to successfully bringing in foreign talent, and if you are the employee, your livelihood and future in the United States weigh […]

Bringing Immigrant Family Members to the U.S.

Moving can be an exciting, yet stressful, adventure. Add a move to a new country and there are significant challenges and questions that arise in the process. Depending on your unique situation for coming to the United States, there are specific regulations and rules that you should be aware of in regards to bringing your […]

How H-1B availability is contributing to candidate shortage

Many headlines recently have shown the labor shortage in the United States, and few industries have as large of a gap to fill as the computer science industry. In fact, “There are more than 1.2 million unique active job vacancy postings in computer occupations in the United States as of September 6, 2021, up 15% […]

Applying for a National Interest Waiver in the Tech Industry

Often, we see STEM professionals apply for work related visas such as the H-1B. While the H-1B is an incredible visa program for foreign nationals, sometimes applicants experience frustration due to the application being managed by their employers, rather than themselves. In the case that a professional foreign national wants to come to the U.S. […]

National Interest Waiver Applicant Criteria

The National Interest Waiver (NIW) is a method of entering legal status in the United States based on exceptional ability. But what makes a person qualify as exceptional in the eyes of the U.S. Federal government? Here, we will explain the criteria that interested applicants must meet and exhibit on their journey towards obtaining an […]

In Celebration of Latino Immigrants for Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 by celebrating the stories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens and their families who have come from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to […]

Preparing for the U.S. Citizenship Exam

When you are on the path to American citizenship, one of the main components to your case file is passing the citizenship exam. Thankfully, there are a plethora of resources available online to help you study and prepare. As we have successfully assisted thousands of foreign nationals on their American citizenship journey, we have some […]