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Basic Information

By: Rajat Shankar      Jan ,27, 2021       10:29 am

The H-1B category is limited to foreign workers filling positions in “specialty occupations” for which the workers have the necessary credentials. A “specialty occupation” is defined by the INA as an occupation that requires:  • theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge; and• attainment of a

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Excluded groups

By: Rajat Shankar      Jan ,27, 2021       10:29 am

Explicitly excluded from the H-1B category are persons who qualify for O or P nonimmigrant status. Such individuals include all athletes, entertainers, and artists. The O category also covers persons with extraordinary ability in the sciences, education, and business. Technically, therefore, such persons may only qualify in the O category

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News Article

By: Rajat Shankar      Jan ,27, 2021       10:14 am

Introduction day is over. There is a move from the trump organization to the Biden/Harris organization and migration is at the highest point of their plan. what the progressions to strategy and method and movement may resemble? This is truly uplifting news for migration for settlers and for groups of

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Basic Information

By: Rajat Shankar      Jan ,27, 2021       10:11 am

The H-1B nonimmigrant category is set aside for foreign workers in “specialty occupations” and fashion models of “distinguished merit and ability.” The workers in this category may be filling permanent positions in the United States, as long as they depart the United States at the end of their approved times

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Know Your Rights

By: Rajat Shankar      Feb ,23, 2017       12:05 pm

You have the right to remain silent.  In certain states you must to identify yourself.  Make your right to remain silent known.  It is not enough to just remain silent.  You must state that, “You are invoking your right to remain silent.” (more…)

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What to do if you are arrested or Detained?

By: Rajat Shankar      Jan ,14, 2016       11:13 am

The Obama Administration announced that they will start to deport more people in the coming weeks. As more and more families are detained here are some rights that people should be aware of.  Be aware that these rights can change if you are arrested or detained at the border or

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Importance of Estate Planning

By: Rajat Shankar      Dec ,8, 2015       11:48 am

In the famous words of Benjamin Franklin, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” There is nothing that can be done to prevent death. But a lot can be done to control a person’s assets after their death. Yet, a large majority of

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Immigration and Piercing The Corporate Veil

By: Rajat Shankar      Dec ,8, 2015       11:46 am

The Sixth Circuit affirmed the Administrative Law Judge, Administrative Review Board, and district court decisions finding the employer personally liable and the medical clinics corporately liable for back wages, the costs of obtaining J-1 waivers and H-1B visas, failing to make LCAs available for public examination, failing to maintain payroll

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Employment Based Permanent Residents

By: Rajat Shankar      Dec ,8, 2015       11:42 am

Permanent residents are non-US citizens who have the authority to live and work in the US indefinitely. There are multiple ways to become a Permanent Resident (green card holder). The two most common ways to become a green card holder are through family based petitions and/or employment based petitions. The

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Legal Authority of the President to Act on Immigration

By: Rajat Shankar      Dec ,8, 2015       11:39 am

Recently, there has been a lot of news about President Obama acting unilaterally to fix the Immigration Crisis. The question everybody is asking is whether the President has the authority under the Constitution to bypass the Congress. (more…)

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