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E-3 Visa: Australians

Updated January 22, 2015 in Temporary Visas,
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Sydney Regatta 140446842; E-3 Visa: AustraliansThe E-3 Visa is a temporary visa for Australian professionals seeking to work in the US. The E-3 Visa may be issued to Australians with a job offer from a US employer in a position that requires at least the US equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree in a field related to the job offered. more »

H1B FAQ

Updated June 9, 2016 in Temporary Visas,
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Finger on Glass World Map 140456209; H-1B Visa Status FAQBelow is a H1B visa FAQ for professionals working in the United States. The H1B visa is the most common US work visa category. more »

O-1 Visa: Extraordinary Ability

Updated January 22, 2015 in Temporary Visas,
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Cheering Crowd - dv097093; O-1 Visa: Extraordinary AbilityThe O-1 Visa may be an option for individuals who can demonstrate Extraordinary Ability in the Sciences, Education, Business or Athletics (the highest standard), “Distinction” in the Arts (the lowest standard), or “Extraordinary Achievement” in the Motion Picture or Television industry (intermediate standard). Note that the standards for the arts and for television and film are lower than that for science, education, business or athletics (the arts standard is substantially lower than that for business, science and athletics). more »

TN NAFTA: Canadians and Mexicans

Updated June 9, 2016 in Temporary Visas,
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Mexico Beach Tulum 149078006 TN NAFTA: Canadians and MexicansTN NAFTA is temporary work status for qualifying Canadian and Mexican nationals under the North American Free Trade Agreement. TN NAFTA status is issued for up to 3 years, renewable indefinitely. Unlike the H1B Visa, there is no annual quota on the number of individuals who can receive TN NAFTA status in any given year. more »

Same-Sex Marriage Immigration FAQ

Updated December 9, 2014 in Green Cards,
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mini statues of liberty 152024853; Same-Sex Marriage Immigration FAQThis Same-Sex Marriage Immigration FAQ addresses same-sex marriage immigration issues following the US Supreme Court’s decision of June 26, 2013, in United States v. Windsor striking down a major provision of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Following this decision, same-sex couples can file a marriage-based green card petition on behalf of a non-US spouse on the same basis as opposite-sex couples. Note that the US immigration law is extremely complex, and each person’s case is different from every other. So we can’t cover all contingencies, but this FAQ provides general information about the marriage-based green card process. more »

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