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O Visas and EB-1 Green Cards for Extraordinary Ability—You Might Qualify!

By Susan E. Hill We handle many O visas and green cards for Extraordinary Ability people, and quite often people don’t believe they qualify until they talk to us. “Extraordinary ability” is a generic category which covers most occupations and f… Read More
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How Easy Is It To Get A "Work Visa?"

The answer is: “not very.” The immigration system is designed to protect American workers, and U.S. employers are expected to hire Americans first. Foreign workers need specific work permission, and we frequently hear people refer to the term “… Read More
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For Equestrians: How Trump's New Immigration Policies Can Immediately Affect Your Business

Given that many businesses in the equestrian industry employ foreign-born talent and labor to care for, train and compete their horses, there are questions about how President-Elect Trump’s immigration policies will affect these U.S. businesses. Si… Read More
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Proposed Parole for Entrepreneurs: Not For Most Small Businesses

USCIS published a Proposed Rule on August 31, 2016 which would grant parole to “entrepreneurs of start-up entities.” Parole allows entry into the United States without obtaining a visa, and potentially could simplify the immigration experience fo… Read More
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Equestrian industry feeling the impact of H-2B visa changes

Beginning in 2015, the equestrian industry has been jolted by changes to the H-2B temporary visa program. Competition stables and farms used to rely on the H-2B visa for their foreign workers during competition season: grooms, riders, and other tempo… Read More
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