The EB-2 immigrant visa is one of the common ways in which foreign professional workers with advanced degrees and individuals with exceptional ability in the sciences, arts, or business receive employment-based green cards. EB-2 immigrant visa worker can work in the United States, travel freely, and can bring their spouse and children to the U.S.A.
The EB-5 Regional Center Investor Visa Program can be a great way to permanently immigrate and invest in the United States of America. A qualified foreign national investor can obtain lawful permanent residence status under the EB-5 Visa with lower investment amounts, flexible job creation measures and less day to day business involvement in the project. The qualified foreign EB-5 investor can live anywhere in U.S., and their spouse and children can also immigrate to the United States under the EB-5 Visa Program.
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was enacted in March 2010 to target non-compliance with 26 U.S.C. (Internal Revenue Code) by United States taxpayers using foreign accounts. Under this tax law foreign financial institutions (FFI.s); for example, trusts, banks or insurance companies, are required to report to the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) detailed information concerning the accounts of U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents and certain non-residents holding offshore investments, assets or accounts.
If you were not born as a U.S. citizen, Naturalization is the process by which you can obtain the United States citizenship if you make application to United States Citizenship & Immigration Services “USCIS” and meet specific qualifications set forth in the U.S. Immigration And Nationality Laws.
“Parole in Place” could be a step toward Immigration Reform. On November 15, 2013 the Obama administration released a new immigration policy memorandum addressing Parole in Place for spouses, children and parents of active duty members of the United States Armed Forces and the members of Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve (including the National Guard) or former members who previously served in the Armed Forces or the Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve for United States (veterans).
The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) warned of an insidious, sophisticated telephone tax scam targeting consumers (immigrants and recent arrivals to the U.S.). Here is the Do’s and Don’ts guidelines for new immigrants.
The 2005 VAWA changes allow abused adopted children to leave an abusive household without adversely affecting their eligibility to file a VAWA self-petition. The abused child can submit a petition for classification as a lawful permanent resident under INA section 204.
When Internal Revenue Service auditors examine a business for the purpose of determining worker classification, the Service will generally follow the United States Supreme Court’s 1947 decision in a case called, United States vs. Silk. The cost for misclassification of workers can be tremendous. Noncompliant entities could be eligible for certain safe-harbor provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.