New Executive Order on Immigration Will Affect Both Individuals and Businesses

The DHS has issued official directives that policies and regulations be made based on President Obama’s executive order on immigration that will affect both individuals and businesses. For individuals, the DHS has stated that they should begin accepting applications for “deferred action” within 90 days of November 20, 2014 for certain childhood arrivals and within […]

New Visa Reciprocity Agreement Between the U.S. and China – Longer Visa Validity for Business Visitors, Tourists, and Students

On November 10, the State Department announced that the U.S. and China were concluding a reciprocal visa validity arrangement that would strengthen the ever-broadening economic and people-to-people ties between the two countries by increasing the validity of short-term tourist and business visas, and student and exchange visitor visas issued to each other’s citizens. Chinese applicants […]