Ahmad Yakzan on Non-Immigrant Visas

Good Morning, my name is Ahmad Yakzan with the American Dream™ Law Office, I just wanted to come up today and talk with all of our followers on Facebook. We have a lot of exciting news. I want to discuss non-immigrant visas with you today. We opened an office in Washington D.C. and hopefully, we have…

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3 Things to Avoid at Your Non-immigrant Visa Interview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Eo1lUuQU4o Attorney Ahmad Yakzan here. I am an immigration attorney with offices in the Tampa Bay area. I would like to advise you today on three things to avoid during your non-immigrant visa interview at the US consulate in your country. Avoid lying: I have represented many clients in misrepresentation cases. The scenario goes like…

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Caribbean Immigrants in the United States

In 2014, approximately 4 million immigrants from the Caribbean resided in the United States, accounting for 9 percent of the nation’s 42.4 million immigrants. More than 90 percent of Caribbean immigrants came from five countries: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Haiti, and Trinidad and Tobago (see Table 1). Immigrants from the Caribbean vary in their…

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Three Things to Know When Applying for an Investor Visa

Coming to the United States using an investor visa could be a great way to start your road to the American dream™. There is no one cookie cutter way to apply for an investment visa. However, there are several things to do to increase your chances of success. Here are three of them: First, hire…

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Hatch Introduces I-Squared Act of 2015 To Help Skilled Workers

Senator Hatch introduced the ‘‘Immigration Innovation Act of 2015’’ or the ‘‘I-Squared Act of 2015’’ on the Senate today. The Act aims to get more skilled immigrants into the United States. It has three components: 1. It raises the amount of H1B visas available for skilled immigrants. The Act raises the number of visas depending on…

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USCIS Hosts Entrepreneurs in Residence Information Summit

Agency kicks off effort to ensure that immigration pathways for foreign entrepreneurs are clear and consistent, and better reflect today’s business realities WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas hosted an Information Summit today at the NASA Research Park in Moffett Field, Calif., to launch the USCIS Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) Initiative. “Today…

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Questions & Answers: USCIS Issues Guidance Memorandum on Establishing the “Employee-Employer Relationship” in H-1B Petitions

Published Jan. 13, 2010; revised Aug. 2, 2011 and March 12, 2012 Introduction On Jan. 8, 2010, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued updated guidance to adjudication officers to clarify what constitutes a valid employer-employee relationship to qualify for the H-1B ‘specialty occupation’ classification. The memorandum clarifies such relationships, particularly as they pertain to independent contractors,…

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Intra-Company Executive Visas: A way to Jump-Start our Economy

Our economy had been struggling to create jobs, and one way to move forward is to increase hiring by allowing international companies to more easily expand into the United States. The law allows a company located outside the United States to petition for one of its executives or managers to come to the United States…

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