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November 2014

Immigration Reform

By |November 20th, 2014|

President Provides Immediate Relief for Undocumented Parents of US Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents

Under the new immigration laws as announced by President Obama, the Obama Administration will provide immediate relief for the parents of U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents. The new immigration reform will allow close to 5 million undocumented immigrants to obtain work […]

H-1B Visa for Entrepreneurs

By |November 3rd, 2014|

H-1B Visa for Entrepreneurs

Self-Sponsoring H-1B Visa
U.S. businesses use the H-1B visa program to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge, including, but not limited to: scientists, engineers, or computer programmers. Generally, to qualify for an H-1B visa, the foreign national employee must be […]

October 2014

O-1 Visa Category as an Alternative to H-1B

By |October 17th, 2014|

O-1 Visa Category as an Alternative to H-1B

The O-1 (A) visa is increasingly popular, especially for candidates who cannot qualify for other visas, who do not have a Bachelor degree, or who were not successful with the H-1B lottery. O-1 visa is not easy to get as it requires that the foreign national to establish […]

EB-1 Extraordinary Ability Green Card

By |October 14th, 2014|

The EB-1 extraordinary ability classification is for people who are recognized as being at the very top of their field and who are coming to the United States to continue work in that field. To establish eligibility, you must demonstrate sustained national or international acclaim and that your achievements have been recognized in the field […]

Obama and the H-1B Immigration Reform

By |October 13th, 2014|

According to a White House transcript, last Thursday Obama stated “…What I’ve committed to is, is that assuming Congress does not act, I will use all the executive authority that I legally have in order to make fixes in some of the system.  And that includes potentially making the H-1B system that is often used […]

Dobreva Law Office Sponsored a Free Screening of Girl Rising

By |October 12th, 2014|

Yesterday, October 11, 2014 was the International Day of the Girl. In collaboration with NETIP Dallas, Dobreva Law Office sponsored a free screening of Girl Rising, an unforgettable film that showcased nine incredible girls from around the world and whose stories were told my Meryl Streep, Anne Hathway, Alicia Keys and more.

The goal is to […]

Oregon’s First Lady Committed Green Card Fraud

By |October 10th, 2014|

Oregon’s first lady Cylvia Hayes, committed green card fraud by marring an Ethiopian national in exchange for cash. Fraudulent  marriages for green card purposes are a federal offense. In addition to hefty fines,  the penalties could include imprisonment for the U.S. citizen and deportation for the foreign national.

Oregon’s First Lady Committed Green Card Fraud 

EB2 National Interest Waiver

By |October 9th, 2014|

You may be eligible for an employment-based, second preference visa if you are a member of the professions holding an advanced degree or its equivalent, or a foreign national who has exceptional ability. If you have any questions regarding EB-2 National Interest Waiver, call our office to schedule a free consultation.

Visa Bulletin November 2014

By |October 9th, 2014|

The visa bulletin for November 2014, was released today, November 09, 2014. Unfortunately, the November Visa Bulletin brings disastrous news for EB-2 India category. As we looked at the numbers, EB-2 India category retrogressed 5 years, and the cut off date for November  is February 15, 2005. Previously, the EB-2 India cut off date was […]

ICE is out of control

By |October 8th, 2014|

As immigrants and immigration advocates patiently await for long promised changes to policy on deportation and executive action, the Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) is going after immigrants in new and disturbing ways, targeting detainees at court buildings and in probation programs, or arresting people on the basis of decades-old criminal convictions. According to a […]