The EB-5 visa program promises legal, permanent residency to foreigners who make a capital investment — generally at least a million dollars — in a commercial enterprise that will yield at least ten domestic, full-time jobs. Yet while the minimum qualifying investment is usually $1 million, there … Read more about What is a Targeted Employment Area?
Marriott. The Four Seasons. Hilton. Starwood. They're just a few of the world's largest hotel chains. They've also all turned to financing from EB-5 investors to build recent construction projects. It's arguably a win-win for foreigners who invest at least $500,000 into these projects in exchange … Read more about Financing Hotels Using EB-5 Visa
If you’re wondering whether you can apply for multiple EB-1 visas, you’ve already got a foot over the threshold of American living! After all, this is the land of “more.” Products and services come with extra mass, extra time, extra opportunity, and extra service, demonstrating one aspect of the … Read more about Applying for Multiple EB-1 Visas
Across the United States of America, upwardly-mobile parents everywhere yearn for their children to be granted the Gifted and Talented label at school. Gifted and Talented implies that a young person learns and retains information with greater ease and ability than average students of similar age. … Read more about Does an EB-1 Visa Require a Labor Certification?
One of the eternal principles of our country is the idea of the American Dream – this is the conviction that anybody, regardless of their birth circumstances and social class, with some little or more strong work ethic and raw talent, will produce a life of prosperity here. Historically, immigrants … Read more about Immigration Reform in the IT Industry
Many people often wonder if immigrants are responsible for a rise in crime rates. Recent political discord and a return to the focus on immigration by members of the media have caused people to question how immigrants impact the safety of communities where they reside. There was a recent poll … Read more about Immigration Does Not Increase U.S. Crime Rates
In 1947, after India became independent from Great Britain, U.S. President Harry Truman said that the sovereign nation was rather cramped with cows that wander the streets, people who sit on hot coals and bathe in the Ganges, poor people and witch doctors. This was a very common perception of the … Read more about Immigration Influx and U.S./India Relations
The era we live in could be said to be defined by the advances in technology we see happening all around us constantly. It is becoming quicker and better at achieving incredible results that no one could have remotely seen coming even one generation ago. Today it is true that technology impacts most … Read more about Technology and Immigration in the 21st Century
At the beginning of the month, multinational tech giant Google told the world it would be starting its own parent company. The name of this parent company would be Alphabet Inc. A wide range of reactions to this news occurred immediately. This restructuring of the corporation was an unanticipated … Read more about Immigrant Executives in the United States
KPPB LAW, the Atlanta-based law firm that helps business owners navigate transactional and litigation challenges throughout the lifecycle of business operations has recently welcomed Fairfax, Va.-based Pride Immigration Law PLLC (www.prideimmigration.com) into the KPPB LAW family. Pride … Read more about Pride Immigration Law Firm in Fairfax Now a Part of Atlanta-Based KPPB LAW
The way the law is currently written, there is a maximum number of regular quota-based H1B visa applications that will be subject to approval in a calendar year. Recent experience shows that H1B applications reach their cap in less than a month. Even the subcategory of H1B visas set aside for … Read more about Qualifying As An H1B Cap Exempt Employer
In the face of looming deadlines by which immigrant family detention centers were mandated to show improvement, officials from the Obama administration report that many such facilities have been transformed into shorter-term processing facilities meant to hold larger number of families, but for … Read more about Advocacy Groups Shed Light On Poor Conditions of U.S. Family Detention Centers