Explaining the J-1 visa program

A J-1 visa permits foreign nationals from any country to come to the United States in an exchange program...

What immigration policies to expect from President-Elect Joe Biden

Written by Holly Hatton Kuzeyman, Esq., Senior Attorney. Democrat Joe Biden is set to become the next...

What is the B visa category?

The vast majority of foreign nationals who enter the United States each year do so as nonimmigrant visitors...

Garfinkel Immigration again named Tier 1 firm in Charlotte for Immigration Law by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

Garfinkel Immigration has once again been named a Tier 1 firm in Charlotte for Immigration Law by U.S....

COVID-19 and international travel issues

Written by William R. Hummel, Esq., Partner, N.C. Board Certified Immigration Law Specialist. The...

Latest updates regarding the ‘public charge’ rule

The “public charge” rule remains in effect. Judge Gary Feinerman, of the United States District...

Update regarding proposed DHS rule replacing H-1B cap visa lottery with ‘wage-level-based selection process’

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced another potential significant change to the...

What is an O-1 visa?

O-1 visas are reserved for foreign nationals who are highly talented or have reached a notable level...

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announces premium processing fee increases

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced increases to the fees associated with...

Immigration tips following arrival in the United States

Here are some immigration-related matters to keep in mind after arrival in the United States in valid...

New prevailing wage and H-1B visa interim final rules: Frequently asked questions

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) issued new rules in early...

DHS, DOL issue new prevailing wage and H-1B visa interim final rules: What to know

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) issued new rules this week...