Immigration was a central issue in the most recent presidential election. While campaigning for office, Donald Trump pledged to crack down on immigrants if elected. After taking office, the president has taken several steps to make it much more difficult for immigrants to enter into the United States.
Form I-9, which verifies eligibility to work in the United States, underwent an update this month. The changes took effect on Jan. 22 and the penalties for using an outdated or improperly filed form went up in tandem.
If you have an offer for a permanent job in the United States, you may be aware it could provide you with the opportunity to become a lawful permanent resident -- a green card holder. Did you know that you could petition for your green card before you leave home? It's true. Through consular processing, you can apply for an employment-based visa and a green card at the same time, allowing you to enter the United States as a permanent resident.
The K-1 visa is available to foreign nationals who intend to marry a U.S. resident citizen. It has recently been highlighted by the TV show "90-Day Fiancé", whose title refers to the requirement for marriage to take place within 90 days of the fiancé's arrival in the U.S..
Education knows no boundaries, but that doesn't mean a researcher can enter the country for work without filling out border-related paperwork.