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Preguntas Antes de Contratar a un Abogado de Inmigración 960 719 Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP

Preguntas Antes de Contratar a un Abogado de Inmigración

  originally published on juntousa.com on 4/14/2017 La ley de inmigración es un campo muy complejo. Cuando necesite ayuda en asuntos de inmigración, póngase en contacto con un abogado calificado y no con un notario, alguien que no tiene licencia para ejercer la abogacía. Se puede buscar un abogado de diferentes maneras. Algunas personas reciben recomendaciones…

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Refugees Flee Gang Violence In Central America 960 620 Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP

Refugees Flee Gang Violence In Central America

On Sunday, May 7,  SGG attorney Partner Michele Franchett traveled to Tijuana to support a group of refugees fleeing violence and gangs in Central America.  The group of refugees, which was assisted by a coalition of Mexican and American organizers, traveled thousands of miles through Mexico in hopes of seeking asylum when they reached the US…

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FGM Among South Asians 1000 1019 Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP

FGM Among South Asians

Originally published on ILW.com. On January 17, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security released its Outreach Strategy on female genital mutilation or cutting (“FGM”). It identifies target geographic outreach areas in the U.S. based on the location of immigrant families originating from the top 10 countries where FGM is practiced (exclusively African and Middle Eastern…

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Visa Life-Cycle for Researchers and Scientists 1280 1920 Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP

Visa Life-Cycle for Researchers and Scientists

Reprinted with permission from Inside Immigration (Apr. 2013), copyright by the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Early Evaluation of Potential IV Eligibility: CV’s Publications, and Other Evidence   For researchers and scientists, we consider: Extraordinary Ability (can self-petition)* Outstanding Researcher (requires employer sponsorship) National Interest Waiver (can self-petition) Schedule A, Group II (requires employer sponsorship) *This…

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The J-1 Program Demystified: Answers to Your Top J Visa Questions 1920 1280 Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP

The J-1 Program Demystified: Answers to Your Top J Visa Questions

Reprinted with permission from Inside Immigration (Apr. 2013), copyright by the American Immigration Lawyers Association The J-1 Visa or Exchange Visitor Program began with the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961. The goal was to promote the understanding of other cultures by the people of the United States as well as an understanding of the…

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International Entrepreneurs – A New Proposed Immigration Option Published by USCIS 1920 1331 Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP

International Entrepreneurs – A New Proposed Immigration Option Published by USCIS

Click here to view the Spanish translation.  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) published a final rule on January 17, 2017, that will – effective July 17, 2017, allow international entrepreneurs who will have an active and central role in the operations of a start-up entity to apply for parole so that they may start or…

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H-1B Short-term Placement 500 386 Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP

H-1B Short-term Placement

WHEN YOUR H-1B EMPLOYEE CHANGES WORK LOCATION Certain changes in work locations may require filing an H-1B amended petition, OR only posting the LCA notice at new location, OR no action.  See flowchart below. This fact sheet provides general information concerning short-term placement of H-1B workers outside the area of intended employment. An area of intended…

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