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Blog Posts in December, 2022

  • Options for Nonimmigrant Workers Following Termination of Employment

    To those employment-based visa holders (E-3, H-1B, H-1B1, or L-1) whose employment was terminated, there are options available to you. Considering the recent mass layoffs affecting many of the employment-based visa workers, one option is eligibility for principal beneficiaries with an approved I-140, who have a non-available visa and compelling circumstances to receive employment authorization ...
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  • USCIS Plans to Possibly Update the Naturalization Test

    Individuals in the process of transitioning from a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) Status to obtaining their U.S. Citizenship are required to take a naturalization test. This test has four (4) components: reading, writing, civics, and the ability to speak English. USCIS plans to conduct a five (5) month trial in 2023 to see whether updates to the current naturalization test are needed. ...
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  • DHS Announces Registration Process for Temporary Protected Status for Ethiopia

    On 12/9/22, DHS announced that the TPS registration process for Ethiopia will begin on December 12, 2022 . All individuals who want to request TPS under the designation of Ethiopia must file an application. Eligibility: Must demonstrate continuous residence in the U.S. since October 20, 2022 , and continuous physical presence in the U.S. since the designation date, December 12, 2022. ** ...
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  • Tips to Connect With Long-Distance Family Members During The Holidays

    The holidays are a time for family and togetherness, but for many families, this is often impossible due to immigration restrictions. Immigration can separate families for years at a time, making it difficult to celebrate the holidays together. Our team at Akula & Associates P.C. has put together tips to help you stay connected with your family living abroad. Tips to Stay Connected with Families ...
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