You may have literally searched the world over for a person qualified enough to perform the tasks your business requires. When you found someone, it was not a U.S. citizen. The individual that you chose agreed to move to the United States permanently in order to work for your company. Now, you need to determine how to bring this person into the country legally.
U.S. immigration laws are always changing. Some are confident and well-informed as to how to protect their rights and where to seek support if needed; others live in constant fear that the government will deport them.
Thinking back to when you first began to dream of moving to New York, you probably recall feeling eager, excited, and perhaps, a bit nervous. Like most immigrants, you likely went through various processes to apply for and obtain a visa and/or other documents you needed to enter the United States. Whether you're a business owner or a new spouse to an American citizen, you, no doubt, had to secure several documents, such as a passport, visa, green card, etc. before embarking upon your journey.
When you decided to apply for your green card, you probably had many questions. Maybe you enlisted the help of a friend or family member who had already gone through the process, or maybe you contacted an attorney to make sure there were no mistakes in your application process.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly extended the temporary protected status of 50,000 Haitians in the U.S. in May. It was not clear until the decision was reached what would happen to the Haitians in the U.S. under TPS status.
Visiting other countries can expand your horizons in more ways than one. You may have met the love of your life when one of you was vacationing or living temporarily in another country. Now, the two of you wish to marry and live here in the United States.
Tech workers seeking to enter the U.S. on a temporary work visa received unsurprising, but still disappointing, news recently. President Trump on Tuesday, April 18, announced an executive order that would ask federal agencies to review and offer recommendations for an H-1b visa program reform.