Elizabeth V. Reed is licensed to practice law by the District of Columbia and has also met the legal guidelines to practice law in Mexico. Mrs. Reed recently started her own practice in October 2013 to primarily handle employment based petitions while extending into all immigration related matters.
The United States and China to Extend Visas for Short-term Business Travelers, Tourists, and Students
The United States will begin issuing visas in accordance with a new reciprocal arrangement on November 12, 2014.
This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant visas for family and employment based petitions.
The H-2B cap set by Congress is 66,000 per fiscal year; 33,000 to be allocated during the first half of the fiscal year (October 1 – March 31) and 33,000 to be allocated during the second half of the fiscal year (April 1 – September 30).
Among the proposed changes to the current immigration system, is the one to help U.S. high skilled businesses in being able to hire foreign workers and retain them permanently.