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4 Ways to get a Green Card on your own

4 Ways To Get A Green Card On Your Own

In this guide, we will discuss four ways that you can self-petition to get a green card. That means that you can apply for your green card on your own without the need for an employer or a family member to sponsor you. These four ways are (1) the EB1A visa, (2) the EB2 national interest waiver, (3) the EB5 investor visa, and…

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6 Powerful Visa and Green Card Options for Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals

6 Powerful Visa and Green Card Options for Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals

The U.S. immigration system has several visa and green card options for investors, entrepreneurs, and business professionals. In this article, we will discuss some of the more well-known options, as well as some of the options that you might not know about. We are Ashoori Law, led by Michael Ashoori, a U.S. immigration lawyer based in Los Angeles, California. At our law firm we…

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J1 Waiver_ Your Top Questions Answered

J1 Waiver: Your Top Questions Answered

The J1 visa can be a tremendous visa option for multiple classes of people. However, in certain cases, someone may be subject to a 2-year foreign residency requirement under the J1 visa. However, in certain cases, someone may be eligible for a waiver of this foreign residency requirement.

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New Immigration Bill Introduced - The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

New Immigration Bill Introduced: The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

A new presidential administration typically starts off running with its highest priorities on day one. That is precisely what happened when President Biden took the oath of office on January 20, 2021. On the same day as his inauguration, President Biden sent an immigration bill to Congress – The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 – in order to…

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How to Get the Prevailing Wage and Why it Matters

H1B Prevailing Wage: How to Find the Prevailing Wage and Why it Matters

When applying for the H1B visa, a determination that the U.S. government makes is whether employees will be paid fairly for their work. A salary at or above what is known as the prevailing wage, which is determined by the skill level of the employee and the geographic area where they will be working, is necessary for…

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H1B Visa Application_ Everything You Need to Know

H1B Visa Application: Everything You Need to Know

The H1B visa allows foreign nationals to perform specialty occupations in the United States. It exists for occupations in a variety of different fields. There are 65,000 H1B visas made available with the standard H1B cap, and an additional 20,000 H1B visas are available for advanced degree holders.

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H1B Visa Lottery in 2021 - What You Need to Know

H1B Visa Lottery in 2021: What You Need to Know

In order to qualify for a chance to submit an H-1B cap-subject petition, you must first be selected through a randomized lottery. The quota for this lottery includes 65,000 slots for standard H-1B petitions, and an additional 20,000 slots for workers with a master’s degree. This lottery process begins with…

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Immigration Update- President Biden Signs 3 New Executive Orders

Immigration Update: President Biden Signs 3 New Executive Orders

Earlier this month, USCIS announced a new policy for people applying to renew their green card. In this article, we will be going over this policy and explaining some important details. At Ashoori Law, we practice U.S. immigration law and post information regularly to help people stay up to date on important…

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