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Immigration News Chicago, IL: Immigration is the act of entering a country with the intention of permanently living and/or working there, although U.S. immigration laws also cover entry into the country for almost any purpose, including temporary stays beyond a certain length of time. The United States immigration system is built on a complicated set of laws, rules, and procedures. In order to obtain the best possible outcome in a given immigration proceeding, it helps to understand the laws that underlay the process. Fortunately, immigration laws the same throughout the country and the world, since they are governed at the federal level; but some state laws effectively impact immigrants and their respective processes as well. The Murtaz Law Group knows that each client’s individual situation is unique and we will guide you through the best options available under the circumstances.

Everything You Need to Know: The EB-5 visa program allows foreigners to invest in American job-creating projects. Could it be an option for your business?
People can come to the U.S. on either a permanent or temporary basis. There are many different options that can be available and often it is difficult to discern which is the best choice as different visas have different requirements.  The US immigration system is complicated and even minor mistakes in an application can lead to denial of a visa.  While in any legal process there can be no guarantee of a result, due to the number of variables that are in play, the experience and dedication of a qualified immigration attorney can help alleviate many of the issues that can arise during the immigration process and significantly increase your chances of receiving an approval of your application. USCIS web page.
Immigration News Chicago, IL: The current draft of the EB-5 extension contains a provision setting aside 6,000 of the 10,000 visas available per year under the program for certain designated projects (i.e., urban priority projects, projects in rural areas, and projects with a minimum $1 million investment each receive 2,000 visas set aside).  This provision would leave only 4,000 visas available for other investment projects which would drastically increase the current wait time for an EB-5 category green card.