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  • What Is the Eb-2 National Interest Waiver Green Card Category?
    What Is the Eb-2 National Interest Waiver Green Card Category?

    The EB-2 National Interest Waiver (NIW) category is a sub-set of the general Employment-Based 2nd preference (EB-2) immigrant visa category. The general EB-2 category requires an employer sponsor and ...

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  • Pereira v. Sessions
    Pereira v. Sessions

    Who is Wescley Pereira? Learn more about the pereira v sessions Supreme Court case and what it might mean to immigrants across the country. Wescley Pereira came to the U.S. from Brazil on a six-month ...

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  • How Can a Canadian Citizen Get a Green Card While on the Tn Visa and Owning 50% of a Start Up?
    How Can a Canadian Citizen Get a Green Card While on the Tn Visa and Owning 50% of a Start Up?

    TN visa holders are unfortunately not permitted to apply for permanent residency (although there may be some strategic workarounds). Many TN visa holders wanting to apply for permanent residence ...

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  • The Immigration Court Backlog
    The Immigration Court Backlog

    Solving The Immigration Court Backlog Attorney General Jeff Sessions has instituted new immigration court quotas in an effort to speed up case handling and reduce the immigration courts' huge case ...

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  • Trump Sends Troops to the Border
    Trump Sends Troops to the Border

    Trump is sending up to 4,000 National Guard troops to the border - the U.S.-Mexican border - in an effort to combat, in Trump's own words, the "lawlessness that continues at our southern border." Are ...

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  • Can a Canadian Dental Assistant Get a J-1 Visa to Work in the U.S.?
    Can a Canadian Dental Assistant Get a J-1 Visa to Work in the U.S.?

    Yes, I believe the J-1 visa could apply to dental assistants, in particular, the J-1 visa trainee program. The J-1 trainee program specifically permits health-related occupations. For more ...

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