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May 2016 Visa Bulletin Released

The visa bulletin for May 2016 was released and there has been very little movement.  I have included some highlights below followed by the actual charts.  161 more words

Immigration

Becoming a U.S. Citizen: An Overview of the Naturalization Process

Here is a wonderful video on becoming a U.S. citizen from U.S. citizenship and Immigration Services. (USCIS)

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Resources

Little-known law stops some Muslims from obtaining US citizenship

On April 16, 2016, the Las Vegas Review Journal posted this article on a Little-known law stops some Muslims from obtaining US citizenship. 

The article tells the story of Mohammad Al-Falahi, a Las Vegas resident, who faced enormous hardship and discrimination in obtaining citizenship because of his religion. 74 more words

Immigrant Rights

USCIS received over 236,000 H-1B petitions in April 2016

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on April 7, 2016, that it has received enough H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 visas for fiscal year (FY) 2017. 138 more words

H-1B Posts

National Interest Waiver: You May Be Surprised

Does the National Interest Waiver (a self-sponsored green card application) require that you be working for or funded by the US Government?  The short answer is no, it most certainly does not.   600 more words

Immigration

H-1B Cap: The Receipts Are Trickling In!

On April 7, 2016, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it received more H-1B petitions than available under the statutory cap of 65,000 general-category visas and 20,000 U.S. 235 more words