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New Guidance on H-1B Petitions for Third-Party Site Workers

The H-1B specialty occupation visa process has undergone another overhaul, at least when it comes to third-party workers.

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The Senate's Failure to Secure a Deal for Dreamers

Even after their best chance at doing so, the Senate has failed in securing a DACA fix. What happens now?

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Public Charge Rulemaking Draft Expands Grounds for Inadmissibility

Before, only non-cash oriented government programs would be weighed in determining one's likely status as a public charge. A new rule may change that.

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Undocumented Business Owners Under U.S. Immigration Law

While any undocumented immigrant is subject to deportation, whether or not it is illegal for such an individual to own and operated his or her own business is a more complicated matter, and one that has not been adequately addressed.

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The White House Immigration Framework and its Implications

The White House has released its framework providing a comprehensive DACA fix, but it is combined with a slew of demanded concessions that will prove difficult in finding a foothold within Congress. 

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Success Story: George's Petition for the EB-2 National Interest Waiver in Internet Technologies

No case is clear cut, and demonstrating exceptional ability to USCIS is no easy feat, but a good strategy can do wonders. Here is one such case in which an exceptional entrepreneur without an advanced degree was successfully granted the EB-2 National Interest Waiver.

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H-1B Wage Level 1 RFEs: Specific Actions to Take

USCIS has adopted the inappropriate practice of using wage levels to help determine whether a H-1B position is a specialty occupation. Here are some specific actions petitioners may take in securing a favorable outcome. 

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Strategies for Combating Level 1 Wage RFEs for H-1B Petitions

Each and every argument USCIS uses in justifying its use of wage levels to determine an H-1B position's specialty occupation eligibility is propped up by flaws that, if appropriately expounded upon, may assist in obtaining a favorable adjudication.

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