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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Visa Bulletin Retrogression- Where do Immigrants and Families Stand?

By Michael Phulwani, Esq. and Dev B. Viswanath, Esq. Congress sets limits on the number of immigrant visas that can be issued each year. If...

H-1B Visa – To Be Skilled or Not to be Skilled, that is the...

By Michael Phulwani, Esq. & Dev B. Viswanath, Esq. The H-1B visa program allows employers in the United States to employ foreign employees in specialty...

When the Petitioner Dies after the Petition has been Approved, What to do?

Humanitarian Reinstatement By Michael Phulwani, Esq. and Dev B. Viswanath, Esq. If an individual applies for a green card through a relative who is a...

Child Status Protection Act – Part III

By Dev B. Viswanath & Michael Phulwani This is the third and concluding part of the series of articles with regard to the applicability...

Green Card thru Marriage

By Dev B. Viswanath, Esq. and Michael Phulwani, Esq. Spouses of US citizens (USCs) and legal permanent residents (LPRs) (commonly referred to as “green card...

A great work visa option for Canadian & Mexican Nationals – The TN visa

By Michael Phulwani, Esq. and Dev B. Viswanath, Esq. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) established certain economic and trade relationships for the United...

Removed or deported and want to come back?- The I-212- Request for permission to...

By Michael Phulwani, Esq. and Dev B. Viswanath, Esq. If an individual was previously removed or deported from the United States based on sections 212(a)(9)(A),(9)(B),...

The SB-1 Returning Resident Visa- When you just couldn’t get home in time!

By Michael Phulwani, Esq. and Dev B. Viswanath, Esq. Once an individual is granted permanent residence they are allowed to travel in and out of...

L-1 Visa – Want to transfer an employee or open up a subsidiary in...

By Michael Phulwani, Esq. and Dev B. Viswanath, Esq. An L-1 visa is a nonimmigrant visa available for foreign individuals who have worked out of...

Top 10 Legal Immigration Predictions for 2019

By DOUG RAND It’s no secret that 2018 was a tough year for the legal immigration system, as we predicted this time last year. As...