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H-1B selection Process Changes | What to Know

Currently, The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is in the process of making changes to H-1B selection. What is H-1B? H-1B is a temporary visa offered to people with specialty occupations, DOD cooperative research and development project workers, and fashion models. What is the H-1B process? Currently, the H-1B…
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Are You Waiting for a USCIS Biometrics Appointment? What to Know

The pandemic has had a large impact on immigration and many changes have been made recently. For example, families of mixed citizenship status were originally denied stimulus, and the Protect Our Courts Act was created, barring federal immigration agents from making arrests inside state courthouses without a judicial warrant. One…
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Mixed-Status Families Eligible for Stimulus Check

COVID-19 has negatively impacted Americans in a number of ways. The closing of non-essential businesses resulted in a lot of layoffs and has left many families struggling financially. As a result, the U.S. government has offered aid in the form of stimulus checks. Earlier this year, some Americans received a…
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Governor Cuomo Signs the ‘Protect Our Courts’ Act

Immigration has been an important topic in the news recently. For example, last week we saw the potential reinstatement of DACA. This week, Governor Cuomo has issued a new act, protecting illegal immigrants showing up to court proceedings. Read on to learn more about this new act and what it…
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New U.S. Citizenship Test is Longer and More Difficult | What to Know

The immigration process can be difficult. There are many different steps and requirements one must meet in order to gain U.S. Citizenship. One of these requirements is the Citizenship test. This is a test that measures one's ability to understand basic U.S. history and English. Recently, the citizenship test has…
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Potential Restoration of DACA | What to Know

Recently, a federal judge ordered the Department of Homeland Security to restore the full Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). What is the DACA program? Why was it ended? What will restoration mean for immigrants? Read on to learn more about the history of the program and the potential…
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