Changes To Immigration Law

Changes To Immigration Law

Ever since President Trump signed the “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order on April 18th, 2017, there have been a number of changes in the employment-based immigration law arena that have taken place in a very subtle manner. There has been no change in the...
Domestic Violence Victims

Domestic Violence Victims

Q. I am an Indian citizen and entered America on a student visa (F-1). About 9 months ago, I got married to a green card holder. My husband is physically and mentally abusive. I am afraid to leave him as I am no longer pursuing my studies and am relying on him to...

Legal Advice for Traveling Back to the US

In a major shift to U.S. visa policy, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry into the United States by Foreign Nationals” on January 27, 2017.  The order went into effect immediately. Numerous lawsuits were...
New Visa Rule for Entrepreneurs

New Visa Rule for Entrepreneurs

A. I am interested in starting a business. I heard about a new option that might be open in the near future. Can you clarify the rules of the proposed provision? B.There has been a lot of interest from entrepreneurs regarding a new rule proposed by the Department of...
F-1, H-4, and H-1B Cap-Gap

F-1, H-4, and H-1B Cap-Gap

Q. I am currently in the United States on an F-1 (Student Visa). While I am studying, I am interested in a volunteer position that is related to my field of study. Can I legally take this position? A.No, volunteering while you are on an F-1 status is not allowed. Your...