Clarity and Strength in Immigration Law

Posted in: December, 2012

Forewarned is Forearmed: Best Practices for Traveling Permanent Residents

Traveling as a Green Card Holder: What You Need to Know There are two issues for US legal permanent residents (green card holders) who wish to travel internationally: 1) Physical presence in the US to preserve the permanent residence status, and 2) Physical presence in the US for naturalization (citizenship) purposes.   PERMENANT RESIDENCE STATUS Generally, permanent residents may […]

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USCIS Reveals H-1B Processing Numbers: Are the Reported Lower Denial Rates for Real?

While we routinely have H-1B petitions approved, we now must proactively include extensive documentation to have the petition approved. We hear reports from other immigration practitioners of increasingly high H-1B denial rates, and complaints about the difficulty of having H-1B petitions approved. However, USCIS recently released data regarding the H-1B cap denials, receipts, approvals, etc. […]

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