Ana Schaffert

Visa suspension worsens nurse shortage in the United States and bill aims to add 25,000 EB-3s annually

Limited numbers of green cards for foreign-educated nurses are restricting a possible solution to the severe shortage of healthcare workers in the United States. Why this matters: As exhausted nurses leave the profession, many hospitals and nursing homes have sought to recruit nurses from abroad to help fill vacancies estimated at nearly 200,000 per year.

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Lessons from the Filipe Martins Case on the Challenges of the Immigration System

Arrested by order of the Minister of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), Alexandre de Moraes, Martins saw his freedom restricted based on erroneous information provided by the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP). This situation reveals how the immigration system can be complex and susceptible to failures and the need for specialized action. In

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How to Get the EB-5 Visa in 2024: Step-by-Step Process Explained

A Step-by-Step Guide to Obtaining the EB-5 Visa in 2024 Welcome to our comprehensive guide on the EB-5 visa process. The EB-5 program, though complex, offers a unique opportunity to obtain a green card without a sponsor for the applicant, their spouse, and unmarried children under 21. Success in this process requires making a significant

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How to Get a Green Card Through Marriage: Step-by-Step Guide

If you are married to or planning to marry a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, you are eligible to apply for a green card. This guide provides comprehensive information on the process, requirements, and benefits of obtaining a green card through marriage. The journey begins with your spouse, a U.S. citizen or permanent resident,

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USCIS Expands Green Card Eligibility for STEM Professionals

Employers can now directly sponsor these skilled professionals for green cards, bypassing the lengthy and intricate PERM process. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a policy revision that clarifies the fields eligible for a simplified green card process under Schedule A, Group II. This process targets individuals with “exceptional ability” in STEM areas,

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Understanding the Naturalization Process: How to Become a US Citizen

For many immigrants to the United States, naturalization is the final step in their journey of integration into American society. Becoming an American citizen not only offers a sense of belonging and security, but it also comes with a range of rights and responsibilities. In this article, we will explore the naturalization process and the

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