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  • Startup Visa Act Looks Towards Senate

    Google is just one of several prominent tech companies with an immigrant co-founder (Sergey Brin). Under the terms of the bill, immigrant entrepreneurs will be able to receive a two-year visa if their start-ups have received at least $100,000 in capital from investors. After two years, the business must have created at least five new… Read More »

    Sep 28, 2011
  • Reminder from USCIS to Visa Applicants as Widow(er)s

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reminds eligible widow(er)s who want to immigrate to the United States that they must file their visa petitions by October 28, 2011. Widow(er)s of U.S. citizens who died before October 28, 2009 may be eligible to immigrate to the US if they were married for less than 2 years… Read More »

    Sep 28, 2011
  • InfoZen Wins $90 Million U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Contract

    BUSINESS WIRE — InfoZen, a leading provider of IT services, technology and solutions for the public sector, announced today that it won a new five-year prime contract valued at $90 million from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the principal investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security. Under the contract, InfoZen will provide overall… Read More »

    Sep 28, 2011
  • ETA system for online visa approval

    The Department of Immigration and Emigration has made all arrangements to establish and implement a system called “Electronic Travel Authorization – ETA” in order to grant prior approval for visa via online for foreign nationals who visit Sri Lanka and those who travel via Sri Lanka for short term requirements. The inauguration ceremony to introduce… Read More »

    Sep 28, 2011
  • U-visas gaining momentum

    Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park), above, has pushed the Power Act, which would expand U-visas to include victims of labor exploitation and increase the number of such visas to 30,000 annually. Program gives temporary legal status to undocumented abuse victims who help police investigate crimes. Supporters want it to grow, while foes seek tighter controls.… Read More »

    Sep 27, 2011
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