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VISANOW Global Immigration

H-1B Cap Season: Why You Should Prepare Applications Now

In less than five months on April 1, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) begins accepting applications for the H-1B Specialty Occupation visa - the most common...

VISANOW Global Immigration

How foreign nationals unlock greater ROI

Filling the skills gap is a well-known benefit of hiring foreign nationals. But international workers contribute more than their education and skill set - their unique...

VISANOW Global Immigration

Hiring Asylum Workers: What Employers Need to Know

Employing immigrants is more than seeking visa sponsorship for workers residing abroad. For many organizations, it involves hiring foreign nationals from many walks of life....

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U.S. District Court validates 17-month OPT STEM extension until May 10

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has extended the F-1 Student visa's Optional Practical Training (OPT) for science, technology, engineering and mathematics...

VISANOW Global Immigration

A numbers game: the history of the H-1B work visa program

Every year around April 1, that number is top of mind for foreign nationals applying for work visas, as well as the employers who sponsor them. While U. S.

VISANOW Global Immigration

H-1B fee hike, Visa Waiver Program reform passed in omnibus bill

The omnibus appropriations bill that was signed into law on Friday altered multiple immigration programs. The spending measure provides discretionary funding for the government...

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House votes to add security restrictions to Visa Waiver Program

In an overwhelming majority, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill tightening security restrictions of the Visa Waiver Program. Currently, nationals from 38 countries...

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USCIS Provides Additional Guidance for L-1B's 'Specialized Knowledge' Requirement

Recently, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reported that the denial rate for L-1B visas, for intracompany transfers with specialized knowledge, hit a...

Wells Fargo Works

Is a co-working space right for your startup?

Startups can keep overhead low by operating in co-working centers that provide access to office space and business tools at a reduced cost. Rooted in tech startups, co-working...

La Respuesta

Unearthing Boricuas in the Midwest

"We come from this real small, little island, but we're all over the world," Martin Soto, a Chicago-based artist, reveals in the opening segment of the trailer for Boricua en el...


Formulating a balance sheet: Assets, liabilities, and equity

A balance sheet represents the financial state of your business in an easy-to-digest format. It's often used as a report card of your company's value to help attract investors.

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How Shrinking Oil Prices Impact Your Small Business | NFIB

A downturn in China's economy, the U.S. shale drilling resurgence and other shifting global factors have reversed the crude oil supply-and-demand scale, resulting in a dramatic...

La Respuesta

From the Barrio to Broadway

A Brief History of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe Tucked away in New York City's Lower East Side neighborhood is a venue that has been celebrating the work of a Puerto Rican and...