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Meltzer Hellrung is Proud to Work with Stern Deeds to Sponsor O-1 Visas

Posted January 28, 2015Articles, Firm News

We are excited to work with Stern Deeds to provide legal assistance in sponsoring individuals for O-1 visas. To come to the United States and work in the arts you need to demonstrate exceptional ability, opportunity to work, and you must have a sponsor. Stern Deeds acts as an agent and sponsor for talented individuals to pursue work in the US on O-1 visas.

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H-4 EAD Rule Will Be Implemented Soon

Posted January 26, 2015H-1B, Immigration Reform

On Thursday, USCIS Director Leon Rodriguez stated on a conference call that the USCIS is close to finalizing a regulation that allows certain H-4 dependent spouses to apply for employment authorization documents.

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Can Entrepreneurs Qualify for H-1B Visas?

Posted January 22, 2015Matthew Meltzer Articles, Entrepreneurship, H-1B

Congratulations, you have started a company and you are following your dreams of entrepreneurship. Are you eligible for an H-1B visa? The answer is likely yes, but it is complicated. In this post we will cover the issues entrepreneurs should consider when applying for H-1B visas and what to do to qualify.

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DHS Considering “Known Employer” Pilot Program to Aid U.S.-Canada Business Travel

Posted January 19, 2015Articles

The Department of Homeland Security is considering a “Known Employer” pilot program to streamline adjudication of certain types of employment-based immigration benefit requests filed by eligible U.S. employers.

The department expects to launch the pilot by late 2015 to test a program designed to:

  • Make adjudications more efficient and less costly.
  • Reduce paperwork and delays for both the department and U.S. employers who seek to employ foreign workers.

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CBP's New Border Wait Time App

Posted January 16, 2015Articles

On December 16, 2014, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) launched a brand new smart phone application, the Border Time Wait app, which makes it easier for travelers to plan their trip across the northern and southern borders. 

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