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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Driver’s Licenses

August 24, 2012  |   by admin  |  Blog

Most of the states will issue driver’s licenses to persons granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

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Deferred Action: New Law for Illegal Youth Who Came to The US as Children

July 13, 2012  |   by admin  |  Blog

Deferred action lawyer explain new deferred action immigration law: aliens who entered the US as children, are under 30 and do not present a risk to national security or public safety and who meet other criteria are eligible to receive deferred action for two years, subject to renewal, and work authorization.

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As Predicted by Valentini Law Offices, H-1B Visa Quota Reached on June 11, 2012

July 6, 2012  |   by admin  |  Blog

FY2014 H-1B visa quota will open up on April 1, 2013 to a dramatic surge in application numbers. Acting fast and establishing a relationship with a qualified immigration attorney in January, February or early March 2013 can be crucial in meeting FY2014 H-1B visa quota!

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H-1B Visa Quota for FY2013 to Close Early June 2012

June 1, 2012  |   by admin  |  Blog

Judging from USCIS updates on number of incoming H-1B visa applications, we at Valentini Law Offices predict that FY2013 H-1B visa quota will close in early June 2012.

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H-1B Visa Quota Update

May 3, 2012  |   by admin  |  Blog

As H-1B visa application numbers are doubling, NY immigration lawyer predicts that H-1B visa quota for FY2013 will close in June or July 2012.

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First Week of H-1B Visa Season: Number of Applications Doubled Compared to Same Period Last Year

April 11, 2012  |   by admin  |  Blog

As H-1B visa application numbers are doubling, it fairly safe to assume that H-1B visa quota for FY2013 would not remain open for long and might close very soon. Eligible foreign workers and their US employees are advised to immediately start the application process while FY2013 H-1B visa quota is still open.

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TPS Available to Syrian Nationals in the US

March 29, 2012  |   by admin  |  Blog

As a response to violent upheaval and deteriorating situation in Syria, on March 29, 2012 USCIS announced that eligible US-based Syrian nationals and persons without nationality who last habitually resided in Syria may apply for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). TPS designation would allow eligible Syrians in the US to lawfully stay and work in the …

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H-1B Visa Quota Opens Up On April 1, 2012

February 14, 2012  |   by admin  |  Blog

An H-1B visa quota for Fiscal Year 2013 will be opening up on April 1, 2012.  An H-1B quota consists of two separate “sub quotas,” 65,000 quota is established for foreign nationals holding bachelor’s degrees, and another 20,000 quota is set up for foreign nationals with advanced degrees from US educational institutions. Generally, if an …

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Provisional Waivers: As Close to Immigration Reform as it Gets?

January 30, 2012  |   by admin  |  Blog

We’ve been getting many inquiries about a new USCIS proposal on “provisional waivers.” Our potential clients are confused thinking that an immigration reform or immigration amnesty had been proposed or passed. Below, you’ll find a summary of the “provisional waiver”proposal and learn why it is NOT an immigration reform.

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Romney on Immigration

January 6, 2012  |   by admin  |  Blog

In light of Mitt Romney winning Iowa caucus on January 4th, 2012, we decided to share with our readers his views on immigration law and policy. Immigration Reform (also know as “immigration amnesty”) Immigration reform is a legalization proposal geared toward aliens who entered the US without inspection and remain in the US unlawfully and …

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