Tag: EB

USCIS Reports on November 2014 EB-5 Processing Times

In its November 10, 2014 Processing Time Information, USCIS reports processing initial EB-5 investor immigrant petitions  within 14.3 months of filing.  For EB-5 investors seeking to remove conditions on their residence, USCIS reports a 6.8 months adjudication time frame from

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India EB-2 Visa Numbers Expected to Retrogress

The October, 2014 Visa Bulletin advises that the current high level of EB-2 demand from India could push back Indian EB-2 priority dates from its current May 1, 2009, to early 2005.  In fact, this retrogression could occur as early

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White House Remains Steadfast in Support of Senate Immigration Bill

Many U.S. companies — dependent on a relatively unrestricted granting policy for H-1B visas — are nervous over a U.S. Senate bill that would make the visas more costly. The Obama administration hopes to make the Senate measure the heart

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H-1B vs EAD

Question: I have filed my I-485 petition and have my work and travel permit.  Do I still need to continue my H-1B? I get asked the above question a lot.  And the answer like most things is, “it depends.”  Since

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