Bratter PA goes international: Director of Strategic and Legal Operations and Senior Managing Attorney goes live on Georgian National TV

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Director of Strategic and Legal Operations and Senior Managing Attorney Ana Kamkhadze, Esq. was interviewed on Georgian National TV, TV Pirveli,  during the Business Morning show. Attorney Kamkhadze talked about the importance of immigration strategies for startups and entrepreneurs who want to immigrate in the US.

Ukrainian Immigration in the US – FAQ

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At this time we extend our compassion and support to the people of Ukraine, their families and all those affected by the Russian invasion. Our office will be extending availability for consultations, as needed. The following are the most Frequently Asked Question we have been getting about immigration in the US for Ukrainian Nationals. Has the USCIS created any legislation … Read More

Entrepreneurs Need to Consider a Long-Term Immigration Strategy – Bratter PA

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When coming to the United States to start a venture, many entrepreneurs think about the U.S. visa they will need. Better yet: Consider a long-term immigration strategy, including not just your initial visa but also, the visas you will need later for investors and key staff, plus your exit options. Attorney Joshua P. Bratter, Esquire is an immigration lawyer who … Read More

New Public Charge Rule

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reglamento de Carga Pública

On October 15, the Department of Homeland Security’s new “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds” policy will go into effect. This final rule applies to those seeking (1) admission through consular processing, (2) adjustment to green card status while in the U.S., (3) extension of their nonimmigrant visa stay while in the U.S., and (4) change to a different nonimmigrant category while in the … Read More

Nuevo reglamento de Carga Pública

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reglamento de Carga Pública

A partir del próximo 15 de octubre entrará en vigencia la nueva política de “carga pública” del Departamento de Seguridad Interior, la cual determinará la aprobación o no de visas y otros estatus migratorios. Quienes aspiren a vivir de manera legal en Estados Unidos, ya sea como residentes permanentes o temporales, deberán demostrar que tienen recursos económicos suficientes para vivir … Read More

Opposition to S. 386 – Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019

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Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019

Today we wrote Sen. Rick Scott and Sen. Marco Rubio, expressing our firm’s strong opposition to the passage of Senate Bill 386 – The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019. This Bill would effectively eliminate employment-based immigration from 194 of the world’s 195 countries for the next decade, destroying workforce diversity. How did we get here? Decades of immigration … Read More

Competing and Training in the U.S. in an Olympic Year: the P-1A visa

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the P-1A visa

The Olympic year is almost upon us. 2020 seemed distant not so long ago… In Rio 2016, Michael Phelps swam his last race ever, Katie Ledecky became a household name, Simone Manuel made history while simultaneously and rightfully burying an unjustified stereotype in gold medal style, Anthony Ervin won the sport’s most furious race by the slimmest margins, and Kyle … Read More

New cutoff dates and retrogression in employment-based immigrant visas

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employment-based immigrant visas

All employment based residency categories (Green Cards) have annual quotas on the amount of Green Cards issued in a year.  We are able to track the movement and availability of these categories through a monthly Visa Bulletin, which identifies a Priority Date.  The Priority date refers to the availability of a green card in specific categories.  Usually, priority dates for … Read More

La validez de los pasaportes Venezolanos fue extendida – lo que necesita saber

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Pasaportes de Venezuela

El 7 de Junio, la Asamblea Nacional de Venezuela publicó un decreto firmado por el presidente interino Juan Guaidó el día 21 de Mayo, que extiende la validez de los pasaportes venezolanos por cinco años adicionales a la fecha de vencimiento impresa en los mismos. Las renovaciones en Venezuela son casi imposibles dados los altos costos del documento, la falta … Read More

Validity of Venezuelan passports extended – what you need to know

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Venezuelan passport extended

On June 7, Venezuela’s National Assembly published a decree signed by Interim President Juan Guaido, to extend the validity of Venezuelan passports for an additional five years past their printed date of expiration. Passport renewals in Venezuela are nearly impossible because of the high cost of the document, lack of primary materials to make new ones, and other actions taken … Read More