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January 22, 2022

H-1B Visa Denials Dropped In 2021 H-1B Visa application denial rates have dropped significantly in 2021 with only 4% of applications being denied. This was down from a denial rate of 13% in the year before. The H-1B visa is an employment-based, temporary work, non-immigrant visa. This visa offers companies the opportunity to bring highly…

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DHS Announces Tighter Travel Restrictions for 2022

December 28, 2021

The Department of Homeland Security Has Announced Tighter Travel Restrictions for 2022 The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that they will tighten COVID-19 travel restrictions on travelers from Mexico and Canada at land ports of entry (POEs) and ferry terminals.  As you can read about in our last article about the November 8th…

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Manufacturing SMEs are Among the Hardest Hit by the Supply Chain Problems

December 10, 2021

Manufacturing SMEs are Among the Hardest Hit by the Supply Chain Problems All across the world over the last several months, supply chain problems have hit many industries hard. Some of the most famous examples of this include Chick-Fil-A being short on sauces and Wingstop running low on chicken wings. But those are just a…

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The US Restricts Travel from Several African Countries Because of the Omicron Variant

November 30, 2021

The US Restricts Travel from Several African Countries After a New Covid Variant is Discovered The United States has imposed travel restrictions on eight African countries starting on Monday, November 28, 2021, because of a new Covid variant. The new variant is the Omicron variant. It was first discovered in South Africa and is said…

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Automatic Employment Extension Authorization for H-4 & L-2 Visa Holders

November 16, 2021

H-1B & L-1 Visa Holders Spouses are Soon to Get Automatic Employment Extension Authorization Before we get started, let’s break down the visas that we are going to talk about in this article. L-1A & L-1B visas are issued to temporary intracompany transferees who work in management positions or have special knowledge. L-2 visas are…

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Volkswagen Sued by Greenpeace Germany

November 10, 2021

Greenpeace Germany Sues Volkswagen for Failing to Help Stop Climate Change Volkswagen, the famous German car manufacturer, has been sued in a German court by Clara Mayer, an environmental activist and the heads of Greenpeace Germany. Volkswagen is being accused of not doing enough to combat climate change. Mayer and Greenpeace Germany gave Volkswagen a…

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United States International Travel Policy Beginning November 8, 2021

November 1, 2021

United States International Travel Policy Beginning November 8, 2021: Beginning November 8, 2021, international travelers who are neither United States citizens nor United States immigrants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before traveling to the United States from a foreign country, unless they are subject to one of the limited exceptions mentioned below. What does…

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The U.S. To Lift Travel Ban to Vaccinated Travelers

September 23, 2021

The U.S. To Lift Travel Ban to Vaccinated Travelers     The Biden Administration has announced plans to lift the travel ban on travelers to the United States. Only vaccinated travelers who submit to contact tracing will be allowed into the Country. The travel bad could be lifted as early as November. This travel ban…

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International Students are Struggling to Get U.S. Visas

August 27, 2021

International Students are Struggling to Get U.S. Visas As many U.S. universities are starting back, students will be without many of their international classmates. The pandemic has caused many U.S. embassies and consulates to operate at a reduced capacity, making it more difficult for students to get their visas in time for the start of…

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How To Renew Your Passport

August 18, 2021

How To Renew Your Passport and Get One For The First Time Many Americans are making plans to travel internationally as countries begin to relax their border policies. Because there was little ability to travel since the beginning of 2020, lots of people haven’t taken a look at the expiration date of their passport and…

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