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  • Trump Administration Is Changing the H-1B Application Process
    Trump Administration Is Changing the H-1B Application Process

    Since 2016, the Trump Administration has been executing many questionable and controversial immigration reforms. On November 30, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security released a new proposal that ...

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  • Aspiring Immigrants Face New Green Card Hurdles
    Aspiring Immigrants Face New Green Card Hurdles

    Since his inauguration, President Trump has been implementing increasingly controversial and detrimental changes to the legal immigration process. At the end of 2017, the Trump Administration and the ...

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  • The US Visa in My Passport Says:
    The US Visa in My Passport Says: "Visa - R" and "Type/Class - b1/b2". How Long Am I Allowed to Stay in US on Business For?

    When you arrive in the U.S., immigration officials will indicate on your I-94 card how long you can stay in the U.S. Be sure not to stay beyond the date indicated. Typically, B1/B2 visa holders can ...

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  • What Specific Package of Changes to Law and Policy Are Included in
    What Specific Package of Changes to Law and Policy Are Included in "Comprehensive Immigration Reform?"

    Comprehensive immigration reform typically refers to a set of legislative proposals and efforts to overhaul the current immigration system, which many believe is severely broken. The proposals ...

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  • Can a Permanent Resident Get a Driver's License or Permit Without the Actual Green Card?
    Can a Permanent Resident Get a Driver's License or Permit Without the Actual Green Card?

    In general, to get a U.S. driver’s license you must show proof that you are legally permitted to live or work in the U.S. If you are a green card holder, then you can apply for a replacement green ...

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  • How can a non-US citizen start a small business in the US?
    How can a non-US citizen start a small business in the US?

    She can work for an employer for typically a year under OPT after graduation and then can find an employer (or the same employer) to sponsor her for an H1B afterward (that’s a very common route). If ...

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