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Winding back time with new rights for overseas students in the UK

Those who have been dealing with immigration matters for some time will remember the old Tier 1 (Post Study Work) visa (PSW). It was a lifeline to overseas students who couldn’t find work right away after finishing their degree/masters/PhD in the UK and so it was an unwelcome change when the Home Office closed the … Continue Reading

Recent DHS Rule Makes Life Easier for E-3, H-1B1, CW-1 Visa Holders and Employers Sponsoring Outstanding Professors and Researchers for Green Cards

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently published a Final Rule [pdf] in the Federal Register revising its regulations affecting highly‑skilled workers in the nonimmigrant classifications for specialty occupation from Chile, Singapore (H–1B1), and Australia (E–3) and the immigrant classification for employment-based first preference (EB–1) outstanding professors and researchers.  The Rule will also make changes … Continue Reading

Update: US Nonimmigrant Visa Applications Experiencing Worldwide Delays

To follow our previous posting here, the US Department of State announced that its visa system is up and running but visa issuance is currently at half-speed as they work through the backlog.  Please see the updates posted at travel.state.gov as well as the FAQs for more information. For assistance with urgent situations, please contact your … Continue Reading