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Revisions to immigration may raise number of H-1B visas

Even in today’s economy there are companies in Los Angeles who cannot fill certain positions. These are often positions that can only be filled by highly skilled workers in specialized fields. It is not that these workers do not exist; the problem is that many of them are not U.S. citizens and are unable to [...]

By |2018-04-05T15:25:35+00:00September 15th, 2013|Categories: Employment Eligibility, Employment-Based Immigration, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on Revisions to immigration may raise number of H-1B visas

Employers offer help for immigrants seeking citizenship

In Los Angeles and the rest of the state, an immigrant can typically apply for U.S citizenship after he or she has had a green card for five years. Immigrants are required to pass English and civics test and pay application fees in order to become citizens. These tests and fees can be intimidating to [...]

By |2018-02-28T19:38:29+00:00August 19th, 2013|Categories: Employment-Based Immigration, Uncategorized|Tags: |Comments Off on Employers offer help for immigrants seeking citizenship

Immigration bill calls for merit-based visa program

It can be argued that in the past, a person who wished to immigrate to the United States and live in the Los Angeles area might have had an easier chance of doing so if they had family living in the country compared to someone who had no family in the U.S., but who was [...]

By |2018-03-22T15:16:38+00:00July 29th, 2013|Categories: Employment Eligibility, Employment-Based Immigration, Family Immigration, Immigration News|Tags: |Comments Off on Immigration bill calls for merit-based visa program

Allowing immigrant workers to enter U.S. may improve economy

It has long been feared that allowing immigrant works to obtain legal status in the Los Angeles area would negatively affect the job prospects of U.S. citizens. This is a fear that has been hotly debated in employment-based immigration forums. However, many research organizations say that an increase in the labor work force would actually help American [...]

By |2018-03-09T17:59:41+00:00July 5th, 2013|Categories: Employment-Based Immigration, Immigration News, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: |Comments Off on Allowing immigrant workers to enter U.S. may improve economy