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Are Trump’s Immigration Policies Bad For Business?

The New York Times just published an article entitled: Companies Say Trump Is Hurting Business by Limiting Legal Immigration. That’s a pretty big statement, but it follows the logic of my recent blog post entitled: Immigrants Have a Positive Impact on the Economy, Why Are We Trying To Block Them? While the…

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Green card: marriage vs employment

Getting a Green Card: Marriage vs. Employment

You have a handful of choices when seeking permanent residence in the United States. Most people usually choose between getting a green card through family, particularly marriage, or looking at employment visas. There are varying waiting times for many immigrants in different relative classifications, from siblings of citizens to the…

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Premium Processing – Only $1225 or Government Extortion?

Premium Processing – Only $1225 or Government Extortion? Harlan York, the #1 Immigration Attorney. Your best choice for an Immigration Attorney if you live in Bergen County, NJ (Hackensack and Garfield). Premium processing of certain immigration cases began in the early part of the last decade. For many years the…

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Miley Cyrus Can Teach Us About Immigration Reform

Miley Cyrus Can Teach Us About Immigration Reform

About a year ago, Miley Cyrus tweeted the following: “Don’t waste the talents of undocumented youth. Tell Congress it is time for immigration reform.” Congress has yet to listen to Miley Cyrus’ plea for immigration reform. Currently she has 17.6 million Twitter followers. So maybe they should pay attention on…

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Whatever Happened to the American Dream?

Whatever Happened to the American Dream?

Today I did a standard consultation with a United States citizen. The fellow, a son of Italian immigrants, appeared in my office. Hard working guy who built a very successful construction company. He wanted to know about sponsoring a Central American employee. I explained that the immigration law had changed…

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Specialized Knowledge: A Review of the L-1B Immigration Dance

I heard Phish bassist Mike Gordon say today that his bandmate Trey Anastasio once told Dave Matthews that placing the word “dance” in a song can automatically encourage a crowd to dance. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services have begun their own dance song, in recent years.  And immigrants, their…

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