Business Immigration

FY 2020 H-1B Petitions

USCIS Completes Standard Lottery for FY 2020 H-1B Petitions

USCIS Completes Standard Lottery for FY 2020 H-1B Petitions The H-1B program is highly popular and attracts thousands of foreign professionals every year. These professionals contribute greatly to the American economy, pushing innovation and supporting many different industries and sectors. Because of its popularity, the H-1B program is also quite competitive. Only roughly 1/3 of…

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H-2B Visas

An Introduction to H-2B Visas

 An Introduction to H-2B Visas While some companies experience fairly steady traffic flow and staffing needs throughout the year, others have to handle large fluctuations in need. Many companies cannot appropriately fill such seasonal staffing requirements with local hiring efforts. Luckily, H-2B visas are available, providing both essential support for American companies and vital job…

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H-1B Program Changes

USCIS: Proposed H-1B Program Changes Will Happen in 2019

USCIS: Proposed H-1B Program Changes Will Happen in 2019 Created in 1990, the H-1B program is a very popular immigration option for thousands of professionals throughout the world. Recently, the Trump administration has altered the structure of the H-1B application process, aiming to make selection “more meritorious.” Because of its popularity, any changes to the…

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Ask Garry Davis and Associates Houston Immigration Attorney

Introduction to the Employment Creation Visa (EB-5)

High net worth individuals who would like to immigrate to the US on a permanent basis may get approved for permanent resident status through investment. The program that allows for this is called the EB-5, or the Employment Creation Visa. Since this type of Business Immigration Visa may be new to you, we should dig…

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Davis and Associates Houston Immigration Attorney

What is a H-1B visa?

The Challenge Of H-1B Visas In our Houston Immigration Law practice, we are often asked the question, “How can I get a work visa?” Technically, there is no such thing as a basic visa to work in the US. Each visa classification is for a specific purpose, specifically studying (F-1, M-1, J-1), tourism (B-2), to…

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