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August 2015 Visa Bulletin and Guidance from DOS on future Movement

Last week the August 2015 visa bulletin came out.   While there were not many major changes, there are some worth noting.

First, in terms of family based numbers, most categories moved forward about 1 month for All Other Countries.   277 more words


USCIS Acquiesces to Shalom Pentecostal Case Invalidating Legal Status Requirements for Special Immigrant Religious Workers

On July 5, 2015, USCIS issued an important Policy Memorandum acquiescing to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit decision in Shalom Pentecostal… 364 more words

Employment Visa

Immigrant Visa Packet

The Immigrant Visa packet is one of the two packets that NVC requires you to submit prior to receiving an interview date. This packet is easier to assemble than the… 1,207 more words

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Applying For My Green Card in Seoul (part 2)

The Health Check

So about a month ago, I received my packet 3 information. This is basically an e-mail that supplies you with your case number and then a check list of all of the documents that you will need for your final visa interview. 415 more words


One American's Experience of U.S. Immigration

Once upon a time I was a bright, shiny, hopeful American living in Ireland who thought the U.S. Embassy in Dublin would be my friend. I thought if I was honest, upfront and cooperative the Embassy staff would help me navigate the immigration process for my Irish husband. 3,058 more words

Queenstown immigration exemption to end

A temporary immigration exemption for foreign workers heading to the hugely popular tourist resort of Queenstown, New Zealand, is set to end.

Last year, the NZ government temporarily removed the requirement for Queenstown employers to have to provide evidence of their efforts to recruit New Zealanders, except in certain roles. 239 more words


Applying For My Green Card In Seoul (part 1)

The time has finally come for myself and Jason to start planning our departure from Korea. One of the most important things that we have to do is to secure a green card visa for me. 407 more words