The “Gang of Eight” introduced S. 744, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act.” Our firm will continuously monitor the progress of this bill and post regular updates. Please remember to check this site.
US Visa Options for the Self Employed or Entrepreneur By Bindi Parikh, Esq. Small and medium business owners from overseas desiring to invest money in the Unites States often have to cross one big hurdle before they can set up shop here: obtaining the appropriate visa. The “E-2 visa” or the “treaty investor visa” is [...]
This article discusses the brief history and basic requirements for L-1A visa. The need for L-1 visa arose from the advent of globalization which facilitated exponential growth in trade, movement of capital, people, and knowledge around the globe. Many business organizations, including US corporations seized the opportunity to expand globally and establish operations around the [...]
The following information was taken from the USCIS website at www.uscis.gov. The Department of Homeland Security has published the final rule that reduces the time U.S. citizens are separated from their immediate relatives (spouse, children and parents), who are in the process of obtaining visas to become lawful permanent residents of the United States under [...]
H-1B visa is a nonimmigrant temporary worker visa. H-1B classification, was created by Public Law 101-238 (1989), and is reserved for foreign nationals employed in “specialty occupations” and for fashion models of “distinguished merit and ability.” Statistically, this visa category is mainly used by technology companies to fulfill a specialty occupation position. By regulations, the [...]
Recently, we have been hearing a lot about the Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR). But what is it? Why is it important, what are the goals of CIR, and whether the CIR legislation can ever become a law of the land when there is no agreement between the democrats and republicans as to what CIR should [...]
Welcome to Parikh and Prasad Law Group‘s blog on US immigration law and policy. Our practice is exclusively focused on U.S. immigration law. The field of U.S. immigration law is complex and constantly changing, and for this reason, our firm makes every attempt to simplify the immigration process for our clients. We believe that our [...]