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The United States and China To Extend Visas for Short-term Business Travelers, Tourists, and Students

11/11/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

The Department of State recently announced that it has extended visa validity periods for Chinese citizens visiting the U.S. under certain visa classifications. Chinese applicants for a B-category non-immigrant visa may now be issued multiple-entry visas for up to 10 years for business and travel. Qualified Chinese students and exchange visitors who qualify for F, [...]Read More >

Concurrent TNs Under New I-94 Automation System

11/10/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

Under the government’s new I-94 record keeping system, individuals who enter the U.S. under TN visa status will receive a stamp in their passport reflecting their TN status and admission period, rather than a paper I-94 record. For more information, please refer to Brian Zuccaro’s TN Visa blog, located here.Read More >

Caution: LPR’s Should be Heedful of Filing IRS Tax Form 1040-NR, U.S. Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return

11/10/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

Filing income tax returns as a non-resident alien raises a rebuttable presumption that the LPR has abandoned their lawful permanent resident status. For more information, please refer to Nisha Fontaine’s Family to USA blog, located here.Read More >

Abandoning Your Lawful Permanent Resident Status Voluntarily

11/10/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

For a variety of reasons, an LPR may seek to surrender their LPR status. For more information, please refer to Nisha Fontaine’s Family to USA blog, located here.Read More >

LPR Can Apply for Re-Entry Permit While in Removal Proceedings Before Immigration Court

11/10/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

For more information on applying for re-entry permits while in removal proceedings, please refer to Nisha Fontaine’s Family to USA blog, located here.Read More >