The Push for a US-Irish Visa Deal Rages On

The Push for a US-Irish Visa Deal Rages On

A delegation from the US Congress will be visiting Ireland this April following the renewed push to secure an essential American visa deal for citizens of Ireland and the current looming uncertainty of Brexit. Among the delegation, is expected to be Nancy Pelosi and Richard Neal, the US House of Representatives Speaker and Committee Chairman […]

US Students Enjoy Scholarship Funds Raised from H-1B Fees

US Students Enjoy Scholarship Funds Raised from H-1B Fees

Employment-based immigration in the US has raised a lot of complaints of which the most common of them is that America should put more effort and commitment to training and educating US citizens for high-tech jobs. But then, there is already a law in the US that allows for the utilization of the visa processing […]

Israelis Could Begin to Access the US E2 Visa By May 1

Israelis Could Begin to Access the US E2 Visa By May 1

There have been reports that Israelis will be able to apply for the US E2 visa, come May 1, 2019. On the other hand, a US Embassy official has in a statement, made it clear that there has not been an official agreement on when this visa program will be open to applicants of Israeli […]

H-1B Visa Fee Has Cost Employers $5 Billion Since 1999

H-1B Visa Fee Has Cost Employers $5 Billion Since 1999

Employers in the US, who use the H-1B visa program to hire high-skilled foreign professionals, spend a lot of money in their sponsorship. The visa fees are ever on the rise. These visa fees are increasing even when the government had placed the visa program under so much scrutiny. So far, US employees have paid […]

70,000 Immigrants in the US Could Lose Their Jobs

70,000 Immigrants in the US Could Lose Their Jobs

The US president, Donald Trump has made it clear that he wants only high-skilled immigrants in the country. On the other hand, he’s pushing to make many high-skilled immigrants lose their jobs by retrieving their work permits. His argument for wanting to deny these highly skilled H-4 visa holders access to the job market is […]

H-1B Visa Denials Drive Thousands of Indian Techies Home

H-1B Visa Denials Drive Thousands of Indian Techies Home

Indian Techies who reside in the US are not having it rosy in the country as the government seems to be no longer interested in granting visa extensions. There are some of those who have remained determined to file for a new H-1B visa, while a lot of them have been left with the one […]

The US to Open the Investor Visa Scheme to Israelis by May 1

The US to Open the Investor Visa Scheme to Israelis by May 1

Citizens of Israel who desire to make significant monetary investments or open and build their businesses in the US will at long last, by May 1, qualify to apply for the E-2 Treaty Investor Visa, once the negotiations between the two countries are concluded. With an E-2 visa, nationals of any of the treaty countries […]

Closing of US Overseas Immigration Offices not Welcomed

Closing of US Overseas Immigration Offices not Welcomed

There are reactions coming from immigration advocates and lawyers like Nada Sater who have expressed their concerns about their conviction that the US government will be “creating a bigger catastrophe” if it executes its plans to close nearly twenty-four US Citizenship and Immigration Services offices in different parts of the world permanently. Sater, who is […]

US Drastic Visa Review Targeted at Pakistanis

US Drastic Visa Review Targeted at Pakistanis

The US has made a revision on its visa policy for citizens of Pakistan. There is going to be an increase in visa fees and the visa validity for various categories has been changed. The US Embassy in Islamabad issued a notification to this regard which revealed that Pakistani journalists will have their visa validity […]

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