Immigration and Visas

Student Visas

A Quick Guide to Student Visas

A Quick Guide to Student Visas Education unlocks knowledge and opportunity, stoking the fire of future possibility and promise. And for those wishing to receive an excellent education, attending school in the United States (U.S.) provides a path forward. International students wishing to attend an American school or university can apply for special visas intended…

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Diversity Visa Lottery

What is the Diversity Visa Lottery?

What is the Diversity Visa Lottery? The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery Program plays a very important role in America’s immigration system. For many across the globe, green cards or other visas are inaccessible due to lack of familial or employment connections. Without this, or other special status, the possibility of immigrating to the United States…

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H-1B Visa in 2019

Considering an H-1B Visa in 2019?

Considering an H-1B Visa in 2019? A major benefit to companies and workers alike, H-1B visas allow employers to search overseas for skilled talent. Likewise, well-educated and skilled workers can find access to the American job market via H-1B opportunities. These opportunities create benefits for the U.S. labor market and the country as a whole.…

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Temporary Protected Status

Temporary Protected Status: An Overview

Temporary Protected Status: An Overview Across the world, certain disastrous situations like famine, civil war, or natural disasters force people to flee their homes and communities. Created in the Immigration Act of 1990, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) provides certain foreign nationals with special immigration status. The TPS program allows eligible immigrants to stay in the…

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The Employer’s Guide to H-1B Visas - Immigration Lawyer Miami

The Employer’s Guide to H-1B Visas

If you’re an employer who wants to hire workers in occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in highly specialized fields – including IT, finance and accounting, architecture, science and more – you may be able to bring in foreign nationals under the U.S. government’s H-1B visa program. What is an H-1B Visa? An H-1B…

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10 Illegal Immigration Facts That May Shock You - Immigration Naturalization Services

10 Illegal Immigration Facts That May Shock You

If you’re like most people, you’ve heard a lot about illegal immigration – but how much do you really know about immigration naturalization services and how illegal immigration and undocumented migrants shape U.S. society? What is an Illegal Immigrant? Illegal immigrants are typically considered to be somebody who has “sneaked” across the United States border…

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How Does a Small Company Sponsor H-1B Workers

How Does a Small Company Sponsor H-1B Workers?

As a small business owner, you may not be aware that you can sponsor H-1B workers – and that may be the perfect solution if you’re trying to meet staffing requirements with specialized workers. First, you need to know: What an H-1B visa is How to sponsor workers on H1B visas Where to turn for…

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5 Things to Understand About Family Immigration Law

5 Things to Understand About A Family Immigration Visa

U.S. citizens and long-term residents can submit petitions for visas for particular relatives. The amount of time it requires to get a family immigration visa depends upon the petitioner and the kind of member of the family. This will likewise identify which applications to send. (1) What Is A Family Immigration Visa? There are 2…

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Ask Our Founder Davis and Associates Garry Davis Miami

An Alphabet Soup of Temporary Visas

What Is An Immigration Visa? When most people hear that word, they think it is a person’s approval to be in a country. Under U.S. immigration law, “visa” is a technical term that pertains to a document stamped into a person’s passport that allows the man or woman to seek admission into the United States…

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Ask Our Founder Davis and Associates Garry Davis Miami

What is a H-1B visa?

The Challenge Of H-1B Visas In our Miami Immigration Law practice, we are often asked the question, “How can I obtain a work visa?” Officially, there is no such thing as a basic visa to work in the US. Each visa type is for a specific purpose, specifically studying (F-1, M-1, J-1), tourism (B-2), to…

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