Medical Examination Requirement

Medical examination requirement of family based petitions – We have discussed the family-based petition process in several of our earlier blogs but we have not yet discussed the medical examination requirement. A medical examination is a requirement for...

The S Visa

What is the S Visa? The S visa is a special type of nonimmigrant visa which is available to a foreign national who has assisted a law enforcement agency as a witness or an informant. This type of visa permits the individual to remain in the U.S. as investigative...

Nonimmigrant Intent

Nonimmigrant intent – Whenever a foreign national is applying for a U.S. nonimmigrant visa, they are required to provide proof that they will return home after their intended trip to the United States. This standard of proof is known as nonimmigrant intent, and...

The P Visa

What is the P Visa? A P Visa is a temporary employment-based visa that certain athletes, entertainers, and artists may be eligible for. There are different classifications of P Visas: P-1A applies to internationally recognized athletes;P-1B applies to members of an...

The R-1 Visa

What is the R-1 Visa? An R-1 visa is issued to foreign nationals who plan to enter the United States for employment as a minister or in another religious vocation or occupation. To qualify, the foreign national must have been a member of a religious denomination which...