Why the E-2 Investor Visa is Popular and How to Qualify

On E-2 Investor Visa: Why It’s Popular and How to Qualify   The E-2 Investor Visa, a little-known visa program that allows foreign citizens to start up a business or invest in an existing industry, has been increasing in popularity over the past few years. According to data from the US government, it has brought more immigrants than the EB-5 visas by over 400 percent since 1994 to 2013 and...

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Hawaii issues first legal move to challenge Trump’s revised travel ban

Hawaii issues first legal move to challenge Trump’s revised travel ban   The Pacific state has become the first US state to take legal action to stop President Donald Trump’s newest travel ban that prohibits citizens from select Islamic countries from entering the country.     On Thursday, March 9, the state asked the federal court to issue a nationwide temporary restraining order (TRO)...

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BREAKING NEWS: President Trump signs revised travel ban executive order

  ​ BREAKING: President Trump signs revised travel ban executive order   Starting March 16, 2017, citizens of various Muslim-majority countries such as Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen will no longer gain access to all US ports of entry. The executive order, signed by US President Donald Trump on Tuesday, March 7, will last up to 90 days or until further notice.     "Whenever...

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Trump’s first month in office: Fulfilling campaign promises and facing national and global oppositions

Trump proves he’s not your usual president, but does America like it?   There’s no denying that Donald Trump is one unconventional leader. Unconventional to the point that he’s both decisive and impulsive, traits that could make or break a leader, needless to mention a country. He has already proven that he embodies both these two when he wasted no time in fulfilling at least a small...

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Trump puts stamp on U.S. immigration, moves ahead with wall and security policy

President Donald Trump’s first days in office could be considered well spent regarding the issuing of several executive orders. On his third full working day, he ordered the construction of a U.S.-Mexican border wall and punishment for cities shielding illegal immigrants as he launched broad plans to reshape U.S. immigration and national security policy.    On Wednesday, he signaled a tough...

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The top 10 in-demand jobs in the US

Author and CareerBuilder CEO Matt Ferguson once said that “for over 100 occupations in the US, there is far more job posting activity than hiring month to month.” Spot on and well said.     Indeed, the number of positions waiting to be filled in the US is continuously growing, but not all applicants end up getting hired. On the flipside, the quality and quantity of candidates applying aren't...

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20 Confusing American Slang Words and their Meanings

The popularity of American pop culture has made many US slang words common all over the world, but many expressions are still too obscure for a lot of us to understand. We rounded up some of those expressions along with their definitions and examples on how to use them in a typical conversation. You’ve probably heard some these from your favorite TV series or Hollywood flicks, and if...

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Commuting: The Best Way to Get Around San Francisco

  For a city as densely populated and beautiful as San Francisco, it’s natural for streets to get congested due to the volume of people rushing to the exciting events and interesting attractions that the place has to offer.    The steep roads, curvy pathways, and hidden alleys add to the unique personality of San Fran, but they are inadvertently part of the reason why driving around and...

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4 Things to do Before Choosing a US Immigration Lawyer

  Hiring an immigration lawyer can be the best thing you do for your chances of successfully obtaining a U.S. visa, green card, or other immigration benefits -- if you choose the right lawyer. The practice of immigration law is unlike most areas of law. Your lawyer will not only perform services for you but also become your advocate in dealing with often difficult and unpredictable...

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Top 10 Questions that US Visa Applicants Ask

  The US visa application process can be tough, considering the massive number of people wanting to live, work or holiday in the United States. With strict policies, along with the long list of requirements, it's no surprise that it causes confusion to most applicants.    There are questions that applicants frequently ask to clarify the visa application procedure. If you’re planning to...

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