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Frequently Asked Questions

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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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  • 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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  • How Long Will It Take to Get a Green Card Through Marriage?
    How Long Will It Take to Get a Green Card Through Marriage?

    If you are in the U.S. and married to a U.S. citizen, the process to obtain permanent residence takes on average six to twelve months. The application requires submitting a comprehensive package to ...

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  • Process to get H1B Visa stamped into my passport?
    Process to get H1B Visa stamped into my passport?

    If your H1B was approved while in the U.S. and you leave the U.S., you have to go through the visa stamping process in order to re-enter the U.S. The H1B visa stamp in your passport authorizes you to ...

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  • Denaturalization: Can you be Denaturalized?
    Denaturalization: Can you be Denaturalized?

    The Trump Administration announced a new initiative in its war on immigration: a “denaturalization task force" targeting naturalized citizens. In June, US Citizenship and Immigration Services Director ...

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