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Computer Programming Not an H-1B Specialty Occupation

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy memo stating that computer programming is not considered an H-1B “specialty occupation.” The H-1B visa allows U.S employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in

USCIS to Crackdown on H-1B Violations

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced last week new efforts to crackdown on H-1B violations and abuse. The H-1B visa program allows U.S. employers to recruit highly-skilled foreign nationals when faced

Can I Get an H-1B as a Startup Founder?

I frequently get asked this question by aspiring entrepreneurs. The short answer is, yes. If the Alcorn Immigration Law team sets you up properly for success, you can get an H-1B as

Premium Processing Suspended for H-1B Petitions

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced it will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions submitted on or after April 3. The highly coveted H-1B visa allows U.S. companies to

Flurry of Proposals to Reform H-1B

As the deadline for the H-1B lottery approaches, both the Trump administration and federal lawmakers are making moves to reform the oversubscribed H-1B visa program. Highly Coveted The H-1B visa allows U.S.

Startup Green Card: EB-2 NIW Dhanasar

There are a lot of reasons to consider getting a green card through an EB-2 National Interest Waiver (EB-2 NIW).  With Matter of Dhanasar, it’s a lot easier to get for startup founders

Trump Immigration Updates and Happy Thanksgiving from Alcorn Immigration Law

This video is about updates on Trump’s Immigration Policy, including his statement that he would investigated all abuses of visa programs that undercut the American worker, Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

Worried About What a Trump Presidency Means for Immigration?

President-elect Donald Trump and Republicans retaining control of both the U.S. House and Senate will no doubt profoundly affect this country’s course on immigration. A few weeks ago, Trump released his priorities

What Will Trump Do To Immigrants?

Learn from Sophie Alcorn about the future of immigration law and whether Trump’s proposed policies are actually workable. Sophie discusses the wall, islamophobia, H-1Bs, the International Entrepreneur Rule for startup founders in

Head-to-Head on Immigration: Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump

Immigration has been the hot-button issue of the 2016 presidential race. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were taking opposite roads to immigration reform—until last week. In the wake of a meeting with