Premium processing available for some H-1B petitions USCIS just made an announcement last Monday, September 18th. Premium processing is available again for H-1B visa petitions subject to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 cap. One more year, the cap will be 65,000 visas for workers with a U.S. bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 20,000 additional ones [...]
This summer we had the chance to volunteer at two wonderful places. We visited the Dunwoody Nature Center and the Pajama Program in Atlanta. We loved participating in their activities and learn more about the wonderful things they do for the community.
Industries across the nation will suffer from short supply of workers if there is no solution for the 800,000 young immigrants at risk of deportation due to the government´s termination of DACA. One industry in particular may suffer the consequences particularly hard and very immediately: health care. A significant portion of the immigrants benefiting from [...]
Six months into the new administration, we have seen some changes in immigration. The trend, in immigration and all other areas, is the undoing of Obama’s initiatives. We can summarize them as follows: ICE will ask the immigration status of anyone in the course of an enforcement action and arrest nearly all those without [...]
Monthly Newsletter This month we want to introduce you to P.C., one of our clients from Brazil. He initially came to the U.S. with a training visa to improve his knowledge and skills in the highly specialized aluminum manufacturing field. After some time working with an aluminum manufacturing company, both he and the company realized [...]
This Memorial Day, Americans honored U.S. service members who died while serving their country. Enlisting in the military and risking one’s life is a powerful demonstration of courage and loyalty to one’s nation. For many, this decision is also one to serve their adopted country. Immigrants have a long history in the U.S. military, dating [...]
Last week the WIL team was busier than usual. Besides looking after and taking care of our clients, we attended a corporate relocation-focused conference where we met some very interesting corporations that work with ex-pats and immigrants and learned a lot about global mobility future trends. We also had some team building while making chocolate [...]