DOL GETS $100 MILLION TO SPEED-UP LABOR CERTS

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31st Dec 2003

In response to concerns from employers, immigrant workers, and their attorneys about the prolonged delays in adjudicating applications for labor certification, the Department of Labor (DOL) will likely hire new staff and implement more streamlined procedures in an attempt to … more

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Nonimmigrant Visa Denials at U.S. Embassies and Consulates

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26th Dec 2003

Q: I was recently approved for H-1B classification including change of status. My wife and son went to the consulate for derivative H-4 visas but the consular officer denied the requests. What are the requirements for a derivative H-4 visa? … more

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Guest Worker / Legalization Programs

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19th Dec 2003

Question: I have heard that new legislation is being introduced to Congress regarding guest worker programs and legalization. Is this true and what types of programs are being discussed? Answer: There are two recently introduced bills moving through Congress which … more

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The EB-5 Immigrant Visa: Investing in America

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5th Dec 2003

1. What is an EB-5 immigrant visa? The EB-5 immigrant visa stands for the fifth employment-based preference visa category that permits foreign nationals to obtain permanent residence (i.e. a greencard) in the United States by investing in a commercial enterprise … more

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