What it Takes to Get a Green Card :)

According to the sample image above from the USCIS, you will get a green card that is valid for one day if you were born in 1920 and looked like the picture above when you applied. That would easily be 50+ years. But you may draw your own conclusions, after all the recipient is from…

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EB Immigration Bills Introduced in the 111th Congress

Here is the original post on the thread deleted by IV:  (they didn’t actually delete it, they just made it so that only I can see it – an ingeneous way to make sure that I don’t know that it is deleted). Here is a link to the thread – http://immigrationvoice.org/forum/showthread.php?t=26320 1. S 1085 –…

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Immigration Voice Tax Returns

For a non-profit Immigration Voice is highly secretive. They keep on deleting posts related to transparency and posting their tax returns online. IV has been a great resource for me throughout my immigration process but lately there have been more and more pushes for donations. But when asked about financials or transparency, they just delete…

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How Immigration Reform Can Help the Economy

Maybe I should title this post as “How Immigration Laws are Helping Destroy the Economy” because that is what is happening. Americans don’t have jobs. Employment based immigrants who are here legally have jobs. Many of these people would like to leave their jobs to start businesses or to work for smaller companies. After all…

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More E.B. Immigration Related Bills

A few weeks back I blogged about Bill H.R. 5921. This is a part of three bills introduced by Rep. Lofgren. The other two are H.R. 5882 and H.R. 6039 On Jun 12 there was a Hearing on the Need for Green Cards for Highly Skilled Workers and industry groups came out in support of…

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A Bill with a good idea for Legal Immigrants

For a change, a new bill with a great idea has been introduced by Congresswoman Lofgren and Congressman Goodlatte that will eliminate per country limits in Employment Based Immigration. More details here The per country limits in immigration are understandable for promoting diversity but are totally brain dead when applied to employment based immigration. Not…

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USCIS retracts July Visa Bulletin Amendment

Thanks to protests in flowers, tens of thousands of emails sent to senators and congressfolk (atleast one of whom grilled Chertoff), a rally in San Jose and the threat of lawsuits, the USCIS finally retracted its amendment to the July Visa bulletin and is accepting applications from everyone who was current in the July Visa…

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