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4 Important Points To Know About Unresolved Immigration Reform (Updated)

  Note: This story has been updated since November 18th, 2015. The November recess for both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives is nearing, and both legislative bodies will not reconvene until later this month. Yet, immigration reform and other critical matters remain in the forefront of this country’s collective conscience. Nearly a year ago, President Obama committed that…

Immigration Innovation Act Would Help Boost The U.S. Economy

  Demand for skilled worker U.S. visas, known as H-1B’s, exceeded the year’s entire supply in the first week that employers could file applications, prompting the government to resort to a lottery to allocate them. Demand for another 20,000 H-1B’s, allocated for foreign nationals with advanced degrees from U.S. universities, has also outstripped supply. The number of visas is Congressionally…

Bernstein Osberg-Braun Hard At Work With H-1B Visa Petition Preparation

  Bernstein Osberg-Braun has successfully assisted many U.S. companies in meeting their employment needs through the H-1B Visa program. U.S. businesses use the H-1B program to employ foreign workers in occupations that require highly specialized knowledge in fields such as science, engineering, and computer programming. On April 1, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting H-1B petitions…