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2019 Immigration Changes: EB-5 Investment VisaOn July 24, 2019, USCIS updated rules for the EB-5 investment visa. In the past, someone immigrating under the EB-5 investment visa would need to invest either $500,000 or $1 million into a United States business. The investment amount varies depending on the demographics of the location of the bus
Breaking News: USCIS World Offices ClosingToday U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced its plans to close up to 13 overseas office locations by August 2020. The only overseas office locations which will remain open are:
- Beijing, China
- Guangzhou, China
- Nairobi, Kenya
- New Delhi, India
- Guatemala City, Guatemala
Family-Based Immigration USCIS Spouse Interview Part TwoOne of our teammates recently went through the USCIS family-based immigration interview with their spouse. In our previous post, we learned what USCIS expects from the couple and what kind of documents to bring with you to the immigration interview. This is the final installment into our personal
Family-Based Immigration USCIS Spouse InterviewOne of our team-mates just went through the family-based immigration interview for their spouse. We thought it would be helpful for her to share her immigration experience with you.
What was your role in the immigration process?I was a sponsor, meaning I was immigrating my spouse. It was a little su
M-1 Student VisaThe last of the three different types of U.S. student visas is the M-1 student visa. The M-1 student visa is for those who wish to study a technical skill in a program in the United States.
What is the M-1 Visa USA?Only students enrolling in technical, non-academic and vocational program are eligible f
EB-5 TEAIf you are applying for an EB-5 investment visa, you might have read about TEA, which stands for Targeted Unemployment Area. There is some confusion as to what is TEA and how it applies to a location and EB-5.
What is TEA?TEAs were originally created to improve the economy of rural areas, where the popu
J-1 Student VisasThe J-Visa is an excellent option available to those who need to study in the United States to complete their education. Students who use this visa will have certain benefits, such as having the ability to work. Keep in mind that the J-1 visa will only last as long as the necessary academic training the
F-1 Student Visa
F-1 Student VisaThe F-1 Visa is one of the more popular options available to students who wish to do their education in the United States. A student with an F-1 visa will have the option to work part-time, at 20 hours a week. American Immigration Center answers the most common questions related to the F
EB-5 Investor VisaAs you research which visa option is right for you, you may or may not have come across the EB-5. An EB-5 is also known as the investment visa, immigrant entrepreneur visa or millionaire visa. It allows an individual to immigrate to the U.S. by making an investment into a U.S. company.
What is the EB-5 pr
Asylum ExplainedEach year, people experience conditions and persecution which makes their home country unsafe. These people flee their home in search of safety and stability. To such people, the United States offers an immigration program called asylum.
What is Asylum?Asylum is when an individual faces persec