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USCIS Addresses Work Permit Limbo With Longer Automatic Extensions

April 30, 2024 4:57 pm Published by

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced changes to the automatic extension period for certain employment authorization documents (EADs), saving nearly 800,000 EAD renewal applicants from a lapse in work authorization. Automatic extensions will now go up to 540 days, a significant improvement from the previous 180-day period. USCIS estimates that approximately 60,000 to... View Article

Options for Those Not Selected in the H-1B Lottery

March 29, 2023 12:00 am Published by

AILA Flyer For the many of you who were not selected in this year’s H-1B cap lottery conducted this week, you may be scrambling to figure out what options exist to remain in the U.S. For some general information on alternatives, please see the attached AILA flyer. For more detailed analysis of your situation, please... View Article

Options for Nonimmigrant Workers Following Termination of Employment

December 19, 2022 12:00 am Published by

What can you do if your company terminates your employment? USCIS has recently provided information for nonimmigrant workers whose employment has terminated, either voluntarily or involuntarily. Such workers may have several options for remaining in the United States in a period of authorized stay based on existing rules and regulations. Below is a compilation of... View Article

The E-2 Treaty Investor Visa

June 7, 2022 12:00 am Published by

Looking to start a business venture in the U.S.? The E-2 Visa may be right for you. If you’re an entrepreneur or business owner interested in moving to the United States to grow an investment project, the E-2 Treaty Investor visa is likely the perfect vehicle to pursue your dream. We have assisted business owners... View Article