State Department Released Updated Visa Bulletin for August 2019

The Department of State recently released its updated visa bulletin for August of 2019, which includes new final action and application filing dates for green card petitioners. If you have submitted a petition on behalf of someone else or plan to petition for permanent residency, it’s important to monitor these announcements and have your documentation ready for your immigration attorney. Below is an overview of this month’s visa bulletin.

3 Benefits of Hiring an Immigration Attorney

Whether you’re applying for an H-1B visa or pursuing U.S. citizenship, the complexity of the American immigration system can make achieving your dreams challenging. An immigration attorney can be an instrumental resource, interacting with the government on your behalf and helping you avoid common mistakes that can cause lengthy delays or a rejection of your petition entirely. Below are some of the reasons to hire an immigration law firm to represent your interests.

The E-2 Visa Interview: What to Expect

The E-2 visa is reserved for foreign nationals who plan on investing a substantial amount of money into an American company and have strong incentives to return to their home country. Unless you’re already in the country under a different nonimmigrant visa, the application process will likely include an interview with consular authorities who will review your petition and planned investments. The immigration attorneys at Berd & Klauss, PLLC in New York City understand how intimidating this process can be, so they have some tips for successfully completing this step of the process.