Just How Extreme is “Extreme Vetting”?

Throughout Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign trail, we heard these two words being uttered over and over again like a broken record: extreme vetting. Don’t know what it means or what the implications are? You’re not alone. The extent of confusion surrounding this topic is to the point at which “extreme vetting” lookups on search engines have spiked through the roof. …

L-1B Visa Overview

What is the L-1B Visa The L-1B Visa is an intracompany transferee classification for employees with qualified specialized knowledge. It provides the employee with a visa to work in a U.S. company affiliated with the foreign company in the employee’s area of expertise. Who can petition for the L-1B Visa? The parent, affiliate, subsidiary or branch of the foreign company …

Obama’s Executive Actions Will Ease Visa Restrictions for Entrepreneurs, High Skilled Workers, and Graduate Students

On November 20, 2014, President Obama’s executive order announcement also includes a plan to ease visa restrictions for high-skilled immigrants, graduates, and entrepreneurs. The President’s actions will “streamline legal immigration to boost our economy and promote naturalization.” Many business leaders have proposed this action to enable foreign nationals to enter and remain in the U.S. to engage in research, development, …