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Immigration is frequently changing. Here at Nanthaveth and Associates, we like to keep you updated with the latest news in local and national immigration, tell you about changes within our firm, and share helpful information pertaining to your immigration needs.

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New Investment Minimums for EB-5 Visas

Dec 15, 2019

In November, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security – the agency responsible for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services – published a new rule that increased the minimum investment a person must make to enter the U.S. through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. The rule, which took effect on November 21, modernized the entire EB-5 visa…

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Trump Administration Public Charge Rule Blocked By District Courts Before Implementation

Public Charge Rule Blocked By 3 District Courts Ahead of Implementation

Oct 17, 2019

On October 11th, judges in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Northern District of California and Eastern District of Washington all blocked the new public charge rule set to go into place on October 15th in an injunction. Public charge is defined as an “individual who is likely to become…

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The Fiancé Visa Guide

Sep 3, 2019

U.S. citizens who want to bring a foreign fiancé to the country in order to get married can often apply for a K-1 visa. Your fiancé must meet eligibility requirements, and you must get married within 90 days of his or her arrival – and then he or she can apply for lawful permanent resident…

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How to Immigrate to the USA

Jun 11, 2019

Steps to Immigrating to The United States Immigrating to the United States and becoming a citizen can be a daunting process when you’re not sure where to start. In 2018, there were more than 44 million immigrants living in the US. If you are interested in immigrating from outside the country and becoming a permanent…

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The Complexity of Immigration Reform

May 31, 2019

The Complexity of Immigration Reform The United States was founded by immigrants, people traversing the Atlantic Ocean in search of a new and better life. Much like our forefathers of the 1600 and 1700s, immigrants to the United States today are looking for the same thing. Immigration is an issue that is filled with the…

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Health Insurance for Illegal Immigrants

May 28, 2019

California Contemplating Health Insurance for Illegal Immigrants California lawmakers are finding themselves coming face-to-face with stories from around the state about illegal immigrants who cannot afford the most basic of healthcare. Clinics, such as the one in San Diego that treated an immigrant suspected of having cancer, cannot run the needed tests to help their…

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Asylum Seekers Face Border Flights

May 23, 2019

Asylum Seekers Face Processing Away from The Border Asylum seekers from south of the American border are now facing a new dilemma as the Trump administration continues its crack down on immigration. According to a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) official, asylum-seeking families may find themselves flown across the United States to have their initial…

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A Quick Guide to Naturalization

May 1, 2019

A Quick Guide to Naturalization For immigrants in America, naturalized citizenship provides a promise of a permanent home. Further, it provides a valuable and knowable future for immigrants’ family members. Today, we review naturalization – who can pursue it and how can they acquire it? If you have any questions about immigration or naturalization, your…

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H-1B Cap

USCIS Announces FY 2020 H-1B Cap Reached, Triggering Lottery

Apr 18, 2019

USCIS Announces FY 2020 H-1B Cap Reached, Triggering Lottery Every year, many thousands of foreign professionals apply for consideration for a limited number of H-1B visas. The H-1B program provides both economic opportunity for international workers and innovative staffing support for companies throughout the United States (U.S.). Every April, the application window opens and companies…

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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Forced to Resign

Apr 11, 2019

 Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Forced to Resign As the Secretary of Homeland Security, Kristjen Nielsen became infamous. She will forever be known as the leader who implemented Trump’s family separation policy at America’s southern border. Without a doubt, family separation is a black stain on the Trump presidency, a disaster that continues to harm…

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