Are you a professional Actor, Singer, Dancer, Musician, Director, Songwriter or Composer? Do you hold extraordinary ability in your field of endeavour? Do you wish to relocate to the USA for a period of 3 years with the legal right to work in America? Then the O-1 visa might just be the one you are
USCIS Redesigns Employment Authorization Document and Certificate of Citizenship to Enhance Security and Combat Fraud
WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas today announced the launch of an enhanced Employment Authorization Document (EAD) and a redesigned Certificate of Citizenship (Form N-560) with new features to strengthen security and deter fraud. As part of USCIS’s ongoing efforts to enhance the integrity of the immigration system, the state-of-the-art
Released Sept. 7, 2011 WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a final rule in today’s Federal Register that establishes a Transitional Worker (CW) classification for workers in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). The CW classification allows employers in the CNMI to hire nonimmigrant workers who are otherwise ineligible to work. A foreign
Released Oct. 11.2011 WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas joined the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness in Pittsburgh to announce “Entrepreneurs in Residence.” This new innovative initiative will utilize industry expertise to strengthen USCIS policies and practices surrounding immigrant investors, entrepreneurs and workers with specialized skills, knowledge, or abilities. Mayorkas announced
Released Oct. 19, 2011 WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is enhancing the filing process for select forms dealing with naturalization and citizenship (N-Forms). Beginning Oct. 30, 2011, the new process will allow individuals to file N-Forms at a secure Lockbox facility instead of our local offices. This change streamlines the way forms
Purpose of Form :To provide notice that an attorney or accredited representative of a religious, charitable, social service or similar organization will appear before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on behalf of a person involved in a matter before USCIS.Number of Pages :3Edition Date :04/22/09; (09/26/00 also accepted)Where to File :With the application or petition
EOIR-29, Notice of Appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals from a Decision of an Immigration Officer
Purpose of Form :Visa Petitions are adjudicated by the local Director or the Regional Service Center Directors of USCIS having jurisdiction over the petition. Upon adjudication of a visa petition, revocation of a visa petition approval, or revalidation of a visa petition approval the District Director or Regional Service Center Director will notify the petitioner
Purpose of Form :To report changes of address of aliens subject to Special Registration requirements. Special Registrants must submit this form within 10 days of a change of address.Number of Pages :1Edition Date :10/06/08. Previous edition accepted.Where to File :Form AR-11 SR can only be mailed and not filed online. For regular mail: U.S. Citizenship
Purpose of Form :To report the change of address of an alien in the United States. If you are subject to Special Registration, see Form AR-11 Special Registration.You may also change your address online.Number of Pages :1Edition Date :10/06/08. Previous edition accepted.Where to File :(NA)Filing Fee :$0Special Instructions :
In 2004, Harvard economist George Borjas argued that “reducing the supply of labor by strict immigration enforcement and reduced legal immigration would increase the earnings of native workers.”
In a volatile economic climate that has seen unemployment skyrocket and mass wage declines, such claims have supported, and perhaps fueled, a public willingness to make a scapegoat out of immigration.
In another attempt to prove it’s bona fides as America’s most backwards state, Arizona is set to knowingly violate the 14th Amendment, wasting taxpayer money on endless and unnecessary appeals and legal challenges. An Arizona bill that would put a stop to automatic U.S. citizenship for children of illegal immigrants could come to a vote next
According to a newly released report from the Pew Hispanic Center, the illegal alien population of the United States in March 2010 was approximately 11.2 million – virtually unchanged from what it was a year earlier. The Pew estimate, based on the government’s March 2010 survey, ends its assessment of a downward trend that began in 2007.
The Pew data provide evidence that immigration enforcement was the single most important factor in the declining illegal alien population between 2007 and 2009, and that our borders remain out of control.