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DACA Update 12/8/2020

USCIS Response to Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Response to December 4, 2020, Order in Batalla Vidal, et al. v.Wolf, et al., 16-CV-4756 (NGG) (VMS) (E.D.N.Y.) and State of New York, et al. v. Trump, et al., 17-CV-5228(NGG) (VMS) (E.D.N.Y.). On November 14, 2020, Judge Nicholas George Garaufis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York issued an opinion regarding the July 28, 2020 memorandum [1] signed by Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf. [2] On December 4, 2020, Judge Garaufis required the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to take...

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What is an EB-5 visa and how can it help your business?

There are many paths to U.S. permanent residence, and one popular option for investors or entrepreneurs from other countries is the Employment-Based fifth preference category (EB-5) visa. This option is one of five employment-based preference visa programs in the U.S. How does an EB-5 work? If you live in a country outside the U.S., are interested in pursuing a permanent residence in the U.S. and are an entrepreneur, you can file the appropriate paperwork that serves as a petition to open a new commercial enterprise in the U.S. If approved, you will be personally and primarily liable for...

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