Obama administration proposes new visa rule for immigrant entrepreneurs

By Steven Overly The Obama administration proposed new immigration rules Friday that would allow foreign-born entrepreneurs to remain in the United States for up to five years if they own a significant stake in a start-up company that has the potential for “rapid business growth...

New Front Opens In Ongoing Legal Battle Over Obama’s Immigration Actions

By Tierney Sneed In a not unexpected move, immigrant advocates filed a lawsuit Thursday taking on a federal court ruling that blocked President Obama’s 2014 executive actions providing deportation relief to certain undocumented immigrants. The lawsuit argues that the...

Reminder: H-1B Amendment Required for “Material Change” in Employment Terms

An H-1B amendment is required when there will be a material change in the terms and conditions of authorized employment. Material changes could include, in some circumstances, a change in worksite location, a significant change in job duties or a change in occupational...

USCIS Assists in $20 Million Visa Fraud Investigation

ALEXANDRIA, VA. – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services assisted with an investigation that has led to Raju Kosuri, 44, and Smriti Jharia, 45, a married couple from Ashburn, pleading guilty today to charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States and visa fraud, among...
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