H-1B Fiscal Year Dates Released

USCIS will begin accepting H-1B petitions for the FY 2017 cap on April 1, 2016.  Congress has set the H-1B cap for the 2017 fiscal year and the regular cap number remains at 65,000, and 20,000 visas will be available for the H-1B Masters exemption (higher education)...

Overview of U Visa

A U nonimmigrant visa (U-visa) allows victims who have suffered physical or mental abuse to legally live in the United States while assisting law enforcement in the investigation of the crimes.  This visa was created with the idea that victims of crimes in the United...

The Patriot Act for Businesses

The Patriot Act requires banks and businesses to verify the identity of any new customer seeking to open an account or to engage in large purchase and sale transaction. The Act requires that financial institutions need to have in place a system for customer...