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  • World Refugee Day
    World Refugee Day

    World Refugee Day, which falls on June 20th, is meant to raise awareness of the growing international refugee crisis - and it's more of a crisis than many imagine. According to the Independent, only ...

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  • Why Are Us Immigration Officials Separating Families?
    Why Are Us Immigration Officials Separating Families?

    "If you cross this border unlawfully, then we will prosecute you. It's that simple," stated Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier this month. Sessions' speech outlined the the Trump Administration's ...

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  • What Are Necessary Steps to Keeping United States Permanent Residency Once Obtained?
    What Are Necessary Steps to Keeping United States Permanent Residency Once Obtained?

    A very common reason for losing permanent residency is remaining outside the U.S. for a long period of time. Staying outside the U.S. for more than 6 months could raise questions upon your return. ...

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  • How does the H1-B fiscal year cap work?
    How does the H1-B fiscal year cap work?

    Generally, first time H1B applicants are subject to the cap, which means they cannot apply for the H1B prior to April 1st and cannot start working for the employer prior to October 1st. There may be ...

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  • How much of a risk it is to travel out of US when H1b is in processing?
    How much of a risk it is to travel out of US when H1b is in processing?

    Traveling in such instances is not advisable. If you are applying to change to H1B status from another status, then traveling outside the U.S. will abandon your request to change to H-1B status. If ...

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