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By SoYouWanna.com, Inc. [December 23rd, 2018]
The United States offers several ways to become a Permanent Resident (Green Card holder). A Green Card allows you to live and work permanently in the U.S. A permanent resident is someone who has been granted authorization to live and work in the United States on a permanent basis. As proof of that status, a person is granted a permanent resident card, commonly called a "green card." You can become a permanent resident several different ways. Most individuals are sponsored by a family member or employer in the United States. Other individuals may become permanent residents through refugee or asylee status or other humanitarian programs. In some cases, you may be eligible to file for yourself. .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [August 18th, 2018]
Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) is the part of the Executive Office for Immigration .... >> MORE


By State Bar of Wisconsin [March 1st, 2018]
2008 and 2009 legal changes: Testing HIV-positive or having AIDS was once a bar to permanent residence, but no longer. In 2008, Congress repealed the .... >> MORE


By Steve Moore [January 25th, 2018]
The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa in the United States under the Immigration and Nationality Act, section 101(a)(15)(H). It allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations. If a foreign worker in H-1B status quits or is dismissed from the sponsoring employer, the worker can find another employer, apply for a change of status to another non-immigrant status, or must leave the US. The regulations define a "specialty occupation" as requiring theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge in a field of human endeavor including, but not limited to, architecture, engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, social sciences, biotechnology, medicine and health, education, law, accounting, business specialties, theology, and the arts, and requiring the attainment of a bachelor's degree or its equivalent as a minimum (with the exception of fashion models, who must be "of distinguished merit and ability".) Likewise, the foreign worker must possess at least a bachelor's degree or its equivalent and state licensure, if required to practice in that field. H-1B work-authorization is strictly limited to employment by the sponsoring employer. .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [September 30th, 2016]
Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) of 1952 (Also known as the McCarran-Walter .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [September 30th, 2016]
China's immigration law on entry and exit of aliens WORLD Law Direct offers an experienced team of American and Chinese legal .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [September 30th, 2016]
December 15, 2006 The U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced that over 6.4 million entries for the 2008 Diversity Visa Lottery were .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [September 30th, 2016]
January 25, 2007 Starting January 23rd, 2007, the citizens of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Bermuda will be required to present .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [September 30th, 2016]
December 01, 2006 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is revising the naturalization test to create a test and testing .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [September 30th, 2016]
USCIS reaches H-2B cap for the first half of fiscal year 2007 December 06, 2006 USCIS has announced that it has received a .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [September 30th, 2016]
United States 1st Circuit Court of Appeals Reports ZAROUITE v. GONZALES, 424 F.3d 60 (1st Cir. 2005) Abdelhafid ZAROUITE, Petitioner .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [September 30th, 2016]
Federal District Court Opinions GHALIB v. HUDSON, (S.D.Tex. 12-27-2006) ABDU GHALIB, Plaintiff, v. SHARON HUDSON, Acting Director of .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [September 30th, 2016]
United States 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Reports CARTY v. ASHCROFT, 395 F.3d 1081 (9th Cir. 2005) Theophile CARTY, Petitioner, v. .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [September 30th, 2016]
Federal District Court Opinions U.S. v. KPOMASSIE, (W.D.Tenn. 2004) 323 F. Supp.2d 894 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, v. KOAMI .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [September 30th, 2016]
United States 4th Circuit Court of Appeals Reports HAOUA v. GONZALES, 05-2181 (4th Cir. 1-5-2007) MAHAMAN HAOUA, Petitioner, v. ALBERTO .... >> MORE