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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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The US Will Keep Travel Restrictions in Place

July 27, 2021

The U.S. Will Continue to Keep Travel Restrictions in Place Because of growing COVID-19 cases in the United States and throughout the world caused by the delta variant, the United States will not lift travel restrictions just yet. Countries affected by the travel restrictions are: China Iran The European Schengen Area* The United Kingdom** The…

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College Athletes Can Now Earn Money Off Their Name, Image, and Likeness

July 27, 2021

College Athletes Can Now Earn Money Off Their Name, Image, and Likeness U.S. Supreme Court Sides in Favor of NCAA Athletes             July 1, 2021, will forever be an impactful date in the history of college sports, as the U.S. Supreme Court overturned NCAA rules which, until this point, had limited the educational benefits offered…

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Important NIE Update – NIEs Automatically Extended For 12 Months

July 8, 2021

IMPORTANT NIE UPDATE – Covid-19 Travel Ban-related NIEs Auto-extended for 12 Months from Approval   On July 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced that travel ban-related National Interest Exceptions (NIEs) issued in the last 12 months will be automatically extended for 12 months from the date of approval, and for multiple entries.…

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The Supreme Court Rules on NCAA Athlete Compensation

June 22, 2021

The Supreme Court Rules on NCAA Athlete Compensation In the United States, college athletes go through rigorous training and other demands for no pay. The NCAA is the organization that oversees college athletics and makes/enforces the rules for the players. In a recent US Supreme Court Ruling, the court unanimously ruled against the NCAA on…

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Update Regarding International Travel

June 17, 2021

Update Regarding International Travel            As the United States moves closer to lifting the travel ban and with many individuals hoping to begin traveling in and out of the country, it is crucial to remain up-to-date with the newest policies and regulations regarding visas. Staying informed about this ever-changing information will…

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Minimum Wage Raises For Federal Contractors

April 28, 2021

President Biden Raises Minimum Wage To $15 For Federal Contractors President Biden signed an Executive Order on April 28th that will increase the minimum wage for federal contractors to $15 an hour. The minimum wage for federal contractors is currently $10.95, which has been in place since 2014 under President Obama. President Biden’s Executive Order…

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Why Do So Many Businesses Incorporate in Delaware?

April 21, 2021

Why Do So Many Businesses Incorporate in Delaware? Why Are Over Half of the Fortune 500 Companies Registered in Delaware? Delaware is one of the smallest states in the US by both population and geographic size, so why is it home (on paper) to some of the world’s largest companies? Before we get into it,…

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Updated Eligibility to the National Interest Exception (NIE)

April 16, 2021

Breaking Down the Eligibility Updates to the National Interest Exception (NIE) As times change and more people are getting vaccinated, the U.S. State Department has updated its eligibility for the National Interest Exception (NIE). If you are unfamiliar with the NIE, it is a way for current U.S. visa holders, ESTA-approved travelers, or applicants to…

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Biden Revokes Green Card Ban

March 2, 2021

Biden Revokes Green Card Ban On February 24, 2021, the Biden Administration revoked the green card ban, formally known as Proclamation 10014, in part because it “harms industries in the United States that utilize talent from around the world . . . ” The Trump Administration first enacted Proclamation 10014 in April 2020 as a…

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