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Applying for an H-1B visa isn't a slam dunk anymore

U.S. employers have historically hired foreign workers to fill their specialty roles. They've applied for H-1B visas on their behalf to get them here. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is reportedly making it increasingly harder for them to do this though.

How overseas companies can send managers to the U.S.

Foreign companies have found it can be advantageous to send an executive or manager to the United States to establish an office stateside. To do so, the worker must meet the requirements for an L-1A nonimmigrant classification.

The types of jobs widely available to immigrants

If you're interested in employment-based immigration -- perhaps you're thinking of coming to the United States yourself or maybe you're already here on a work visa and you want to know how to extend your stay -- you may find yourself wondering what jobs immigrants tend to seek.

Employers can't discriminate against immigrants

No matter how you got to the United States, as long as you have a valid authorization to work, you have to be treated just like all other employees. You cannot be discriminated against in any way. You have the same rights and protections as citizens who have lived their entire lives in the country.

How immigrants have shaped American businesses

The United States is a country that has been shaped by immigration for generations. That is still true today. While the topic may be a political hot button in the modern era, it used to be something that the United States relied on to expand the population and to grow into a world power.

Were you scammed by someone offering to help you with a visa?

It's a sad fact that scammers prey mainly on the those whom they perceive to be the most weak and vulnerable. Those seeking asylum, worker visas or United States citizenship may fall into those categories due to their desperation or even the language barrier.

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