Visas

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

H-1B Cap

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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All About Student Visas

Student Visas

All About Student Visas Education is a key that unlocks opportunity – it allows people to achieve their greatest hopes and build the life of their dreams. But education is unfortunately not equally available to people across the globe. Thankfully, student visas are available to foreign nationals who hope to study and learn in the…

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All About H-2B Visas

H-2B Visas

All About H-2B Visas Within the United States (U.S.), many companies experience seasonal highs and lows when staff requirements fluctuate. During these busy seasons, businesses often have labor needs that cannot be met by local hiring initiatives. At that time, these organizations can utilize H-2B visas to fill any gaps in staffing requirements. The H-2B…

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H-1B Visa Updates Proposed by USCIS

H-1B Visa Updates

H-1B Visa Updates Proposed by USCIS December 20, 2018   Across the United States (U.S.), the H-1B visa program benefits thousands upon thousands of immigrants and employers alike. Recipients of H-1B visas work in a variety of fields, benefit the U.S. economy, and bring unique skillsets to the labor market. Because of its benefits and…

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Need a Fiancé Visa? Read This First

What is a Fiancé Visa

If you’re like most people, you know that some people are eligible for a fiancé visa – but how do you get one, how long will it take, and should you work with an Austin immigration attorney throughout the process? This guide answers your questions about the K-1 fiancé visa, including: What is a fiancé…

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Everything You Need to Know About the H1B Visa

Everything You Need to Know About the H1B Visa

With the United States economy currently in a growth phase and business becoming more complex, companies are competing for more specially trained and educated individuals to fill critical positions. Human resources managers are finding that qualified U.S. citizens are either fully employed or reluctant to relocate. This growing demand is pushing companies to recruit beyond the nation’s…

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Understanding Green Card Marriage

Understanding Green Card Marriage

United States citizens may apply for their spouse to earn a green card by marriage. Similarly, after foreign citizens have lived and worked in the United States and met the qualifications for permanent residency status, they too may apply for a green card by marriage for their new spouse. The process for a green card…

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Visa Options for Permanent Residency in the United States

Visa Options for Permanent Residency in the United States | Austin Immigration Lawyer | Nanthaveth & Associates

Your visa options: designation as a green card holder or permanent resident of the United States allows you to live in the country indefinitely, own your own business, work, and even join the military. Though you cannot vote or receive government benefits, you will have the privilege of applying for citizenship after five years. Moreover,…

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Types of Temporary and Work Visas in the United States

Types of Temporary and Work Visas in the United States | Immigration Law Firm | Nanthaveth & Associates

Knowing the appropriate category of visa that you may need for your temporary nonimmigrant visit or work function in the United States is necessary to expedite the process correctly. There are several categories and choosing the right one will eliminate delays and confusion. To help define your visa type and professionally apply for your temporary…

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