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EB-1 vs. EB-2

February 21, 2022 by Piotr Messerszmidt

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN EB-1 AND EB-2 VISAS Listen to this article: For the majority of foreign nationals seeking a green card, there are two main options: family-based and employment-based visas. For those that do not have a US citizen or legal Permanent Resident immediate family member, family-based visas…

Applying for an Extension of a U.S. Visa or Change of Status

February 11, 2022 by Joanna Bobel

Listen to this article: Generally, certain nonimmigrants present in the United States admitted for a specified period of time, or their petitioners may request an extension of their admission period in order to continue to engage in those activities permitted under the nonimmigrant classification in which they were admitted.  Also,…

New Legislation Proposes Game-changing Startup Visas and Green Cards for PHDS

January 31, 2022 by Piotr Messerszmidt

Listen to this article: On Tuesday, January 25, 2022, America Competes Act, the bill supported by President Joe Biden, was introduced in the House of Representatives. The bill has bipartisan support and is primarily focused on encouraging and strengthening American scientific and technological innovation. It also amends the Immigration and…

Maintaining O-1 Visa Status

January 24, 2022 by Piotr Messerszmidt

Listen to this article: What is an O-1 Visa?  The O-1A is a non-immigrant visa dedicated to individuals who possess extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, and O-1B is for people with an extraordinary ability in the arts or extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or…