LABOR CERTIFICATIONS AND THE ABILITY TO PAY WAGES

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28th Apr 2005

By: Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Elsie Hui Arias U.S. employers sponsoring their employees for a green card must prove the business has the ability to pay the prevailing wage to the beneficiary. The employer must prove that it has … more

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Where, oh where, are the H-1B numbers?

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21st Apr 2005

Readers of this column know that Congress increased the H-1B visa cap by 20,000 visas for foreign workers who obtained advanced degrees in the U.S. The visas were available as of March 8, 2005 and would have been a boon … more

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GREENCARDS FOR ABUSED SPOUSES AND CHILDREN

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13th Apr 2005

By: Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Elsie Hui Arias Spouses and children of U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents (LPR) find themselves in a difficult situation where they are relying on that U.S. citizen or LPR to petition them for … more

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245(i) Eligibility

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6th Apr 2005

By: Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Cynthia J. Scribe On March 9, 2005, the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services issued an Interoffice Memorandum providing clarification regarding the eligibility requirements for applications to adjust status under section 245(i) of the Immigration … more

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