February 11, 2019 Last August, the USCIS announced policy changes that dramatically impacts foreign students in the US on visas, particularly those on the F, M, and J visas. Read more

A Brewing Crisis: Immigration Services Sharply Delayed

February 08, 2019 According to a recent study by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the processing times for US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has increased by 46% since the sta Read more

Be Aware! H-1B Visa Rules are Changing!

February 04, 2019 Late last month, the Department of Homeland Security announced a rule change to H-1B petitions, with a specific focus on those eligible for the advanced degree exemption. Read more

Another Fake University Sting Leads to 8 Arrests

January 30, 2019 The University of Farmington, a proud institution in Farmington, MI, is no more. Or, to be more correct, it never was. Read more

Are Visas Restricting Job Mobility for Foreign Workers?

January 28, 2019 These visa processes are often long, complex, and require a fair amount of elbow grease from both the employers and the employees. As a result, its fair to wonder if workers in the US on thos Read more

Name Americanization: Economic Payoff vs Cultural Identity

January 25, 2019 “Americanization” is a process by which immigrants to the United States attempt to integrate with the local culture. Read more

How is the H-1B Quota Impacting Immigration?

January 22, 2019 The program, which has been around since the early 1990s, has had dramatically different “caps” on the number of visas allowed in a given year since its inception. Read more

Brain Drain is the Name of the Game

January 18, 2019 In the modern day, however, most brain drain is likely driven by simple economic incentives: scientists can make more money and do better work in some countries versus others. Read more

Should H-1B Visas Be Randomly Allocated?

January 15, 2019 The H-1B Visa program, in its current design, has one notable feature: visas are allocated randomly, by a lottery system, to those who are eligible for it. Read more

How Will the Government Shutdown Impact Visa Requests?

January 11, 2019 With the US Government currently facing one the longest shutdowns in its history, it's fair to wonder how this will impact the government agencies handling immigration requests. Read more

Is H-1B Critically Flawed and Can We Fix It?

January 07, 2019 H-1B is an often criticized and controversial immigration program, attempting to address a shortage of skilled workers in the US. But does the H-1B program achieve this goal appropriately? Read more

Corey Lee speaking at Narrows Senior Center

December 10, 2018 On November 19, Corey was invited to give a seminar on a timely topic, how being “public charge” can affect your path to citizenship. Read more

Corey Lee speaks at Pace University

October 19, 2018 Discussing H-1B and other immigration visas that allow International students to stay in U.S. legally Read more

NYC Lawyer Corey Lee Meeting Members of Istanbul Business Community

August 23, 2018 Speaker Atakan Zilifli and Corey Lee co-hosting a Real Estate seminar in Swisshotel Istanbul, focusing on getting EB-5 green card via real estate investment in Miami Florida. Read more

Is it easier for USCIS to deny applications now?

August 16, 2018 New policy memos on NTAs (Notice to Appear) and RFEs (request for evidence) and NOIDs (notice of intent to deny) Read more

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