Monthly Archives: November 2009

As of November 20, 2009 USCIS received 56,900 H-1B Petitions

According to the most recent H-1B report from the USCIS, it has approved sufficient H-1B petitions for aliens with advanced degrees to meet the exemption of 20,000 from the fiscal year 2010 cap. Any H-1B petitions filed on behalf of … Continue reading

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SPONSORING A FIANCE OR SPOUSE FOR A GREEN CARD

Immigration Attorney Evita Tolu says planning your immigration strategy is as important as planning your wedding. If you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and you are engaged or already married to a citizen of another country, that person … Continue reading

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U.S. Immigration Attorney: Top Ten Tips for Avoiding Trouble

Immigration Attorney advice to keep your status secure and your visa and green card applications moving along smoothly by following these immigration tips. 1. Plan for delays. If you are in the United States and your work permit or status … Continue reading

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Entering the U.S.: What to Expect at the Airport or Border

Entering the U.S. may not be easy, even when you have a valid visa in hand says Evita Tolu, a Missouri Immigration Attorney. The first person you meet on arrival in the United States — whether you come by air, … Continue reading

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U.S. CITIZENSHIP & IMMIGRATION SERVICE NO LONGER BANS ADMISSION OF HIV POSITIVE ALIENS TO THE UNITED STATES

Beginning on January 4, 2010 HIV is no longer going to be a ground of inadmissibility says St. Louis Immigration Attorney, Evita Tolu. For a long time under Section 212(a)(1)(A)(i) of the INA, aliens with HIV were inadmissible to the … Continue reading

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A-11 USCIS CHANGE OF ADDRESS FORM IS A MUST

Missouri immigration attorney, Evita Tolu, on a regular basis checks whether her clients comply with the USCIS Form A-11 requirements. Since September 11, 2001 the USCIS requires all foreign nationals present in the United States (non-immigrant visa holders and lawful … Continue reading

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