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DACA

DACA DACA BASICS In 2012, the government announced a new program that can help some people who are here without legal status receive work authorization and limited protection from deportation.  It’s called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or “DACA.” If you are thinking about applying for DACA, we have some important information and tips we would …

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J-1 Waiver (Exchange Program Participants)

J-1 Waiver (Exchange Program Participants) The J-1 visa in the United States is for people who wish to take part in work-and-study-based exchange and visitor programs in the U.S. These programs are sponsored by an educational or other nonprofit institution, which must be accredited through the Exchange Visitor Program designated by the U.S. State Department. …

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L-1 Advisory Opinion(Intra-Company Transferees)

L-1 Advisory Opinion(Intra-Company Transferees) Some exchange visitors to the United States are required to live outside of the country for at least two years before they can return under a dual-intent visa. However, the two-year residence requirement does not apply to all J-1 visa holders. As a result, many exchange visitors are confused by whether …

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J-1 Waiver (Exchange Program Participants)

J-1 Waiver (Exchange Program Participants) The J-1 visa, also known as the Exchange Visitor Visa, is a program that allows qualified foreign exchange visitors to work and/or study in the United States. The program was first invoked by the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961. The Act was meant to establish a beneficial communication …

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Treaty Trader (E1)Visa Treaty Investor(E2) Visa

Treaty Trader (E1)Visa Treaty Investor(E2) Visa E-1 AND E-2 VISAS E-1 and E-2 visas are available to citizens of foreign countries that have a treaties of commerce and navigation, or a bilateral investment treaty providing for nonimmigrant entries, with the United States.   The E-1 (“Treaty Trader”) visa is specifically designed for alien business owners, business …

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