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May 2017 Visa Bulletin Published

The May 2017 Visa Bulletin has been released by the U.S. Department of State. View the May Visa Bulletin here. The visa bulletin is published monthly, usually about 2 weeks in advance of the next month. The dates listed in the bulletin are current pr… Read More
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New EB-5 Compliance Audit Program

USCIS has launched a new compliance audit program for the EB-5 Regional Center. According to USCIS, these audits are “an additional way to enhance program integrity and verify information in regional center applications and annual certification… Read More
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H-1B Cap Season Coming Soon

The H-1B Cap Season for this year will be opening on April 3, 2017. It will remain open for 5 days thereafter. This excludes non-profit institutions for research, institutions of higher education, and those seeking extension of H-1B status. Who can a… Read More
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April 2017 Adjustment of Status Filing Dates

Use the following Visa Bulletin charts to determine when to file your application for adjustment of status. How do I use these charts? Find your visa type in the left-most column of the appropriate chart (family or employment based). Stay in that row… Read More
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April 2017 Visa Bulletin Published

The April 2017 Visa Bulletin has been released by the U.S. Department of State. View the April Visa Bulletin here. The visa bulletin is published monthly, usually about 2 weeks in advance of the next month. The dates listed in the bulletin are curren… Read More
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Changes to Visa Reciprocity

The United States Department of State recently released a list of reciprocity changes. Find the full list of changes here. There are 75 countries included on the list. Civil Documents for Reciprocity Immigrant visa applicants are required to submit s… Read More
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New Form I-130 Edition and Supplement

USCIS recently updated their website with a new Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative. The new edition also includes a I-130A, Supplemental Information for Spouse and Beneficiary. USCIS will only accept the 2/27/17 edition, starting 4/28/17. If you… Read More
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Trump Issues New Travel Ban Executive Order

President Trump issued a new Executive Order, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” on March 6, 2017. The previous Executive Order, or travel ban, with the same name will be revoked and replaced on Ma… Read More
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Temporary Suspension of H-1B Premium Processing

USCIS has temporarily suspended the premium processing service for all H-1B petitions filed on or after April 3, 2017. USCIS has said that the suspension may last for up to six months. The suspension includes extension and amendment petitions. It wil… Read More
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Sivaraman Immigration Law Starting EB-5 Program

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Sivaraman Immigration Law’s founder, Heather Sivaraman, brings an exceptional level of initiative, creativity and dedication to the practice of Immigration Law. A 2008 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law, she is an active… Read More
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Jing Huang, Associate Attorney, holds a Master’s degree in Law from University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from China Women’s University. Prior to joining Sivaraman Immigration Law, Jing worked as an attorney in China s… Read More

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