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avatar Posted on September 29th, 2016

Immigration Q&A

FORM I-9 BASICS As many employers and HR professionals know, the Form I-9 is an unusually complicated form, that is required for every employee hired.  What many employers don't know is that a company's Forms I-9 can be audited by...

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avatar Posted on September 26th, 2016

H-1B? Considering Changing Jobs? Employer Considering an H-1B Candidate?

Many individuals in H-1B want to change jobs for career advancement, but many companies considering taking on an individual already in H-1B status are unsure of whether or not they are permitted to do this, and if so, how to...

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avatar Posted on September 19th, 2016

ATTENTION HR AND EMPLOYERS: A NEW FORM I-9 ON ITS WAY!

USCIS has announced that it will unveil the new Form I-9 by late November 2016.  The new Form I-9 will be required starting January 22, 2017.  USCIS has promised the new Form I-9 will be more user-friendly, and is designed...

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avatar Posted on September 14th, 2016

What is an OPT Stem Extension? How can I apply for an OPT STEM Extension? How long is an OPT STEM extension?

This is for all those international students that are recent graduates of a STEM degree program here in the United States.  As you may already know, quite a few changes have taken place in 2016 in this area.  Here's the...

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avatar Posted on September 12th, 2016

EMPLOYER WON’T SPONSOR YOUR GREEN CARD? YOU MAY STILL HAVE OPTIONS

Many foreign nationals find themselves in the difficult situation of a U.S. job they love, but no path forward to a green card.  What many people don't realize is that there are a few options for individuals distinguished in their...

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avatar Posted on September 10th, 2016

RECENTLY MOVED? BE SURE TO COMPLETE YOUR AR-11: CHANGE OF ADDRESS FORM!

Have you moved recently? As a reminder most non-citizens must report a change of address within 10 days of the actual move by filing what is known as an AR-11.  Be sure to log on here to file electronically: https://egov.uscis.gov/coa/displayCOAForm.do

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avatar Posted on September 9th, 2016

New International Entrepreneur Rule

A new startup visa has been proposed that will allow international entrepreneurs to come to the United States to start or scale up their US businesses. The rule will permit an initial two-year stay and can be extended for an...

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avatar Posted on September 8th, 2016

Hello!

Hello! Bienvenue! Welkom! to Celebrezze Law's Q&A. Here we'll post new, interesting and helpful tips on current U.S. immigration law matters.  If your an international student, an H-1B worker, an employer trying to figure out how to complete the Form...

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