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Blog Posts in December, 2021

  • State Dept. Expands Waivers of In-Person Interviews for Certain Temporary Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants

    The Secretary of State, in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security, has authorized consular officers to waive the in-person interview requirement for certain temporary employment nonimmigrant visa applicants who have a petition approved by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The new authorization applies to temporary workers applying for H-1, H-3, H-4, L, O, P, and Q visas who ...
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  • DHS to Supplement H-2B Cap with Additional Visas in First Half of Fiscal Year

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) today announced the forthcoming publication of a joint temporary final rule to make available an additional 20,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas for fiscal year (FY) 2022. These visas will be set aside for U.S. employers seeking to employ additional workers on or before March 31, 2022. This supplemental cap ...
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  • Which Visa Is Best for Artists, Athletes & Entertainers?

    Professionals in the entertainment or sports industry are required to travel often to share their work or compete overseas. If you are an artist, athlete, or entertainer, you may be looking to expand your profession to the United States. If so, you might be wondering which visa is best for you. Our Dallas immigration lawyers explain which visa you should consider if you want to work in the United ...
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  • All Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Applicants May Now File Forms I-821 and I-765 Online

    USCIS announced that as of Nov. 29, 2021 all applicants eligible to file for TPS under one of the current country designations below may file Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status, and Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, online. The following countries are currently designated for TPS: • Burma (Myanmar) • El Salvador • Haiti • Honduras • Nepal • Nicaragua • ...
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