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New Memo Clarifies Comparable Evidence for O-1 Work Visa

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy memorandum clarifying when petitioners and attorneys may submit comparable evidence for the O-1 Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement work visa. This visa classification is typically used by high profile performers, professional athletes and film actors. “This is a great proposal and a relief,” says Envoy-affiliated

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7 Ways to Spot Online Immigration Fraud

As any U.S. immigrant already knows, U.S. immigration laws are complex, expansive, and constantly changing. In general, immigrants are at a heightened disadvantage in seeking legal assistance because of their lack of familiarity with U.S. customs, language, and laws. And despite U.S. immigrants’ best efforts to complete the visa process properly, thousands fall victim to

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A Brief History of USCIS

Did you know that USCIS officially took over immigration service duties of the federal government only on March 1, 2003? On that date, USCIS was formed to “enhance the security and improve the efficiency of national immigration services by exclusively focusing on the administration of benefit applications.” (http://www.uscis.gov/about-us/our-history)  In addition to USCIS, you have probably

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