5 08, 2013

Change in Employer Ownership and Its Impact on the Immigration Process

By |2013-08-05T14:32:39-05:00August 5th, 2013|Categories: Employment-Based Immigration Law, Green Cards, Immigrant Health Care Workers in the U.S.|Tags: , , , , , |

Published:  August 5, 2013 For employers and the workers they petition for immigrant, or “green card”, status, a change in employer ownership can sometimes be problematic and present circumstances requiring the parties to take proactive steps to keep the case on track.  Whether the worker is already in the U.S. and seeking to adjust status here, or they have been waiting overseas to process their immigrant visa at their nearest U.S. consular post, it is not uncommon for employers to undergo change in structure or ownership while the parties await visa availability.  This is particularly true when it comes to the long […]

20 03, 2012

Immigration Benefits via Expedited “Premium Processing”

By |2012-03-20T09:58:45-05:00March 20th, 2012|Categories: Citizenship / Naturalization and the N-400 Application, Conditional Permanent Residence Based on Marriage, DHS / Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Employment-Based Immigration Law, Family-Based Immigration Law, Non-Immigrant Visas for Temporary Workers / H-1B|Tags: , |

Published: March 20, 2012 Everyone wants things done yesterday. When it comes to processing of a green card, U.S. citizenship, work permit, work visa, student visa, or any other immigration benefit, the same holds true. And when people hear that a “Premium Processing” unit is in place at U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Citizenship and Immigration Services here in the U.S. to provide expedited service (as quick as 1-15 days) on immigration related filings for an additional fee, lots of folks want in. Firstly, not all immigration filings can be submitted for Premium Processing. Most notably, for example, Premium Processing is not […]

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