Immigration and Visas

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How to Choose the Right Immigration Attorney

How to Choose the Right Immigration Attorney Each year, immigration attorneys provide guidance to thousands across the United States (U.S.). For those seeking to apply for visas or green cards, an attorney can provide expert advice and ensure all required elements of your application are both timely and accurate. And for those facing removal proceedings,…

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U.S. Refugee Program

5 Facts About the U.S. Refugee Program

5 Facts About the U.S. Refugee Program Armed conflicts, strife, and persecution force people and families to flee their homes as they seek safety. According to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), every day roughly 44,400 people must leave their homes due to external forces. Some people meet certain standards agreed-upon by the international community.…

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H-1B Application Procedures

H-1B Application Procedures May Be Changing in 2019

H-1B Application Procedures May Be Changing in 2019 Temporary visas provide a pathway to the United States (U.S.) for certain people across the globe. While a variety of visas options exist, H-1Bs prove to be exceedingly popular year after year. This is because H-1B visas allow highly skilled foreign professionals to enter the U.S. to…

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K-1 Nonimmigrant Visa

What is a K-1 Nonimmigrant Visa and Who Can Apply?

What is a K-1 Nonimmigrant Visa and Who Can Apply? The United States (US) offers a variety of visas to those wishing to enter the country and eventually gain lawful permanent resident (LPR) status. LPR status holders receive green cards that allow them to stay in the US permanently and can lead to naturalization. To…

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H-1B Visas- An Immigration Guide For Small Businesses

H-1B Visas: An Immigration Guide For Small Businesses

As a small business owner, you’re always on the lookout for highly qualified help – people who can propel your company forward. But what if you’re just not finding those job candidates here, in the U.S.? In some cases, small businesses can hire their ideal candidates from outside the U.S. using the H-1B visa program.…

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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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An Alphabet Soup of Temporary Visas

What Is A “Visa”? When people hear that word, they think it is a person’s permit to be in a country. Under U.S. immigration law, “visa” is a technical term that refers to a record stamped into a person’s passport that allows the individual to seek entrance into the United States for a specific purpose.…

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Garry Daivs | Immigration Attorney | Davis & Associates

What is the New I-601A?

Introduction and History of the I-601A There are situations in which a person with a US citizen or permanent resident relative can be sponsored for permanent residence but cannot obtain that permanent resident status here in the US. If a person who has been sponsored for permanent residence by a family member has lived in…

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