Month: September 2016

WHAT IS WRONG WITH H-1B VISA LOTTERY?

H-1B visas are for highly skilled temporary workers. The foreign worker is required to have (1) a college, or university, DEGREE, and (2) a job offer in a POSITION which REQUIRES such a DEGREE. The potential American employer must pay FILING FEES of several thousands of dollars (depending on the size of the company) for […]

WHAT IS A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION?

The 9TH Circuit Court of Appeals recently decided to permit “Mr. Budiono” to remain in the U.S.   While making this decision, the court also decided what is NOT a “terrorist organization”. Mr. Budiono is a citizen of Indonesia who came to the U.S. in 2000 and applied for Political Asylum in 2003. The basis for […]

IMMIGRATION SCAMS

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a WARNING against SCAMMERS, which we copy here word for word: “If someone claiming to be a government official or law enforcement officer calls making threats such as deportation, beware! Hang up and report it! Here’s How it Works A number appears on your caller ID that […]

SECURITY CHECKS

After you filed your application for a Green Card (Form I-485), you may encounter long DELAYS – six (6) months or more – before being scheduled for an Adjustment of Status interview. Why? Because SECURITY CHECKS have not been completed. SECURITY CHECKS are separate and different from CRIMINAL RECORDS checks. For criminal records checks, the […]

MORE REFUGEES TO THE U.S.

The President has the authority to admit REFUGEES to the U.S. in any number – and from any country – if the President believes it is necessary. In 2015, President Obama admitted 70,000 refugees. In 2016, he admitted 80,000. For 2017, President Obama announced his intention to admit 115,000 refugees. This will provide for a […]

SECURITY CHECKS

After you filed your application for a Green Card (Form I-485), you may encounter long DELAYS – six (6) months or more – before being scheduled for an Adjustment of Status interview. Why? Because SECURITY CHECKS have not been completed. SECURITY CHECKS are separate and different from CRIMINAL RECORDS checks. For criminal records checks, the […]

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