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Refusal of Admission on ESTA

  • July 1, 2015

I came to the US but I just got refused admission with my ESTA at the port of entry! That is indeed very bad news for the ones who intended to enter the US for summer vacations, and were sent back home because they failed to clear U.S. immigration! If you have been refused admission in the U.S. with your ESTA, not all hopes are lost. First, let’s clarify a point: ESTA is not a visa and getting your confirmation page does not mean that you are entitled t...

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Are You Eligible For An Extraordinary Ability Visa?

  • June 6, 2015

Foreign nationals who have achieved national or international acclaim for achievements in certain fields are eligible for a special non immigrant visa classified as the O-1 visa. This will allow the applicant to travel to the U.S. to temporarily work in the field of extraordinary ability. The visa is not just for the talented but for the truly exceptional, such as a famous athlete, Academy Award winning director or Nobel Prize winning scientist. There are ...

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Visa Portability Opens Doors for Skilled Professionals and Potential Employers

  • April 1, 2014

According to the U.S. Department of State, close to 800,000 skilled professionals have entered the United States with H-1B visas over the course of the last six years. Based on their specialized skills and education, the U.S. permits H-1B workers and their families to live and work in the U.S. for a set period. Since this classification was created to fill the labor needs of U.S. companies, the privileges associated with this status are specific to the emp...

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