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Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Syrian Nationals

Release Date: March 23, 2012

For Immediate Release Office of the Press Secretary

“In light of the deteriorating conditions in Syria, I am announcing that DHS will be designating Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Syrians currently present in the United States. Conditions in Syria have worsened to the point where Syrian nationals already in the United States would face serious threats to their personal safety if they were to return to their home country. Early next… Continue reading

Understanding I-864 Affidavit of Support and Qualifying Work Credits When Adjusting Status in the U.S.

An I-864 is a special form used by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) to determine whether any foreign national who seeks to adjust his or her status from a non-immigrant visa (such as an H-1B visa), meets minimum income guidelines. The U.S. Citizen petitioner, for instance a spouse, has an obligation to ensure that their family member will not become a “ward of the state” and end up on public assistance if granted U.S. Permanent Resident status.

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Hiring a Foreign Worker? Making Sure Your PERM Employment Recruitment Efforts are “Audit Proof “to Reduce Stress for Employer and Foreign National Employee

Could it be that you are a U.S. Employer who has found the perfect employee? He or she is loyal, has a good attitude and works hard.  Only one problem, he or she is not a U. S. citizen or even a Permanent Residents.  If they have a visa, ensuring the visa is valid for work purposes is essential. But even then, that visa is only temporary.  So now you are faced with having to lose… Continue reading