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Nesse momento sem precedentes em nossa história, nosso escritório continua a monitorar a situação do COVID-19 e estamos a par de todas atualizações do Serviço de Imigração (USCIS). Devido a pandemia, muitos de nossos clientes estão entrando em contato conosco ansiosos e temerosos de perder seus vistos. Os escritórios locais do Serviço de Imigração que […]

Pensando em patrocinar seu cônjuge para o Green Card? Essa é a hora!

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Residentes permanentes legais podem aplicar para o Green Card de seu cônjuge. Esse processo, no entanto, pode levar anos. Contudo, para abril 2020, o Serviço de Imigração Americana facilitará essas regras para que residente permanente possa aplicar de maneira simplificada e seu cônjuge possa logo receber sua autorização de trabalho.   As condições para quem vive nos Estados Unidos como um residente permanente legal e quer patrocinar seu cônjuge para o Green Card são especiais se comparadas […]

Atualização de Março de 2020

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Apesar dos transtornos e desafios causados pelo Corona vírus, nosso escritório tem recebido um bom número de aprovações. Até o momento, tivemos 19 vistos O-1 aprovados em 2020. Isso inclui aprovações pela primeira vez, bem como extensões e renovações do visto O-1B por três anos. Conseguimos, por exemplo, a renovação do visto O-1B por três […]

USCIS Adjusting Premium Processing Fee

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USCIS has indicated that it intends to implement a $10 electronic registration fee for H-1B cap-subject petitions for the FY 2021 H-1B filings. The FY2021 H-1B applications would be submitted in April 2020. Starting December 2, 2019, the Premium Processing fee for Form I-129 (O-1,H-1B and other nonimmigrant visas) and for Form I-1-140 Immigrant visa […]

October 2019 updates

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We are pleased to report that all the H-1B’s we submitted this year have been approved, including a tough RFE for Chinese Market Research Analyst, Shaojun Nie. Shaojun was on OPT, having graduated with an MBA in marketing from the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University. Her prospective H-1B employer was a residential real estate firm.  This is what Shaojun wrote:  “Jane was the attorney assisting […]

April 2019 Updates

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O-1 Visa Processing Processing times for all visa applications are experiencing substantial delays hence more people are opting to use the expedite Premium Processing service, where a response is guaranteed in 15 days. Despite the delays, we recently had an O-1A approved in three weeks using standard processing for Researcher/Consultant, Dr. Savita Bailur. The case […]

RFE success

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We are happy to report that the O-1 visa for Spanish architect, Nuria Heras Diez, was approved on February 15, 2019. We received a harsh RFE for Nuria’s original application and we responded on December 30, 2018. We are also thrilled that our EB-1 Extraordinary Ability Green Card for Australian multidisciplinary artist, Kate Grokhovsky, was […]

February 2019 Update

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O-1 Visa Processing Due to intense scrutiny of the O-1 classification and an apparent focus on high income, we have been experiencing higher rates of Requests for Evidence than usual for the O-1 classification. Several O-1B three year renewals received RFE’s, including those for artists and designers who have already been in O-1 status for […]

November 2018 Updates

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  We continue to successfully process Green Card applications in the National Interest Waiver category, especially self-petitions for designers and artists.  These applications are usually approved in 4-6 months which makes them an attractive option. Most of the cases we file are for our O-1 clients. Recent approvals include Japanese stage manager and production coordinator, […]

USCIS Completes the H-1B Cap Random Selection Process for FY 2019

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The Immigration Service announced today that it has randomly selected enough H-1B petitions to meet the congressionally mandated cap and the U.S. advanced degree exemption, also known as the master’s cap, for FY2019. They received 190,098 petitions during the filing period, including petitions filed for the advanced degree exemption (compared to the 199,000 H-1B petitions […]