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Announcing Legalpad’s Official Partnership With Techstars

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We are incredibly proud and excited to announce Legalpad’s official global partnership with Techstars!

RFE Rates Remain High For Employment-Based Non-Immigration Visas

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O-1 initial approval rate declined from 90.8% in 2019, to 89% in the second quarter of 2020.

How to Read and Understand the Visa Bulletin

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For anyone going through the green card process, you’re probably familiar or at least heard of the visa bulletin. The visa bulletin can be difficult to read and navigate. Here are some useful tips and a few examples.

Furloughing H-1B workers

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As a result of economic conditions caused by COVID-19, many startups and employers are having to make the difficult decision of whether they need to furlough H-1B workers.

A Breakdown of President Trump’s Executive Order

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On Monday, President Trump announced his plan to sign an executive order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Notice of Intent to Deny (NOID)

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A Notice of Intent to Deny (NOID) is USCIS’ way of letting you know that they don’t expect your application to be approved.

USCIS suspends premium processing

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USCIS has temporarily stopped taking requests for premium processing. Premium processing allows applicants to fast-track the visa application processing time to 15 days–for an additional fee of $1,440.

Founder Spotlight: Vicki Guan

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Authored by Annie Blay. I recently got to spend some time talking with Vicki Guan, co-founder of Evri

3 Ways to Apply for a Work Visa

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When the perfect candidate for your growing startup is a foreign national, getting their work visa should be simple and affordable. Figuring out how to compile a visa application should be just as straightforward.

Founder Spotlight:
Sujay Suresh Kumar | Co-Founder and CTO of Lilu

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Today we catch up with Sujay Suresh Kumar, cofounder and CTO of Lilu, the first hands-free massage and pumping bra for breastfeeding mothers, and learn more about how this electrical engineer’s passion for technology carries forward his mission to support women.

Founder Spotlight: Stu Murless

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Stu Murless, co-founder of Feastfox, is building a mobile app that gives restaurant-goers recommendations tailored precisely to their preferences.

Global Talent: How to Hire International Employees

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As of December 2018, there were 7 million open jobs and only 6.3 million Americans actively seeking work.