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February 21, 2024
By Natalie McQuilkin Many international students with the F-1 Student Academic Visa spend years in the United States obtaining their associate, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degrees. The F-1 visa allows...
February 14, 2024
By Alicia Atteberry  This Valentine’s Day, Eagan Immigration wants to remind you that where there’s love, there’s a way! There are multiple ways to apply for legal status based on...
February 07, 2024
by Natalie McQuilkin Are you a foreign national interested in expanding your restaurant business to the United States? Or do you have a plan for starting a new restaurant chain...
January 24, 2024
by Natalie McQuilkin There are a variety of motives regarding the desire of many to obtain legal status in the United States. For example, they want to be reunited with...
January 17, 2024
by Natalie McQuilkin  With a wide range of available jobs in the front- and back-of-house, the restaurant industry accommodates a huge skill set. In our blog post covering common visas...
January 10, 2024
By Jesse Young It’s officially 2024, and, in case we missed you in December, we would like to kick off the blog this year by offering our readers our heartfelt...
December 20, 2023
by Kasey Husk As the holiday season approaches, many families are preparing for gatherings and getaways with loved ones near and far. It’s meant to be a joyful time of...
December 20, 2023
By Alicia Atteberry Picture this: Every day, you leave your home and look into the distance at a tall mountain. You desperately want to climb the mountain, but it takes...
December 06, 2023
by Natalie McQuilkin Since the creation of temporary work visas, many industries and businesses have relied on foreign workers to fill seasonal or temporary jobs. Temporary work visas provide a...
November 29, 2023
by Kasey Husk For most Americans, the words “child labor” conjure up visions of the past, perhaps the blackened faces of young boys emerging from the coal mines or of...
November 22, 2023
by Natalie McQuilkin With a $759 billion economic impact, the hospitality industry is a powerhouse for the U.S. economy.[1] This industry encompasses a slew of businesses, from hotels and resorts...
November 15, 2023
By Jesse Young In the shadows of the American Dream, a silent epidemic persists—undocumented men and women facing the harrowing reality of domestic violence within the borders of the United...
November 07, 2023
by Natalie McQuilkin For the past three years, the restaurant industry has faced a crisis. According to the National Restaurant Association, during the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, the...
November 01, 2023
by Alicia Atteberry “The American dream is a powerful attraction for destitute and desperate people across the globe, and where there is need, there is greed from those who will...
October 25, 2023
by Natalie McQuilkin Are you a foreign national with an advanced degree or a bachelor’s degree and post-graduate experience? Or have you been the brains behind important projects in your...
October 18, 2023
by Natalie McQuilkin Each year from October 1 to September 30 of the next year (Fiscal Year), the United States provides 140,000 employment-based visas for foreign nationals. Roughly 40,000 of...
October 10, 2023
The conversation about mental health has advanced considerably in recent years, but stigmas and misunderstandings persist around this topic. Overcoming stigma starts with understanding that mental health is integral to...
October 04, 2023
by Kasey Husk Each October, the United States places a special emphasis on combatting the nation’s epidemic of domestic violence during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Advocates come together to celebrate...
September 27, 2023
Can you imagine that your immigration case is already approved and you are impatiently waiting for your documents to arrive in the mail, but they get lost along the way?...
September 19, 2023
by Natalie McQuilkin In our past business blogs, we’ve covered the bases for what a PERM labor certification is, what the certification’s benefits are, and what the sponsorship’s most common...
August 27, 2023
por Kasey Husk Para muchos, la perspectiva de obtener la residencia permanente en los Estados Unidos es un sueño. Usted presenta una petición de estatus en los Estados Unidos con...
August 27, 2023
by Kasey Husk For many, the prospect of gaining permanent residency in the United States is a dream. You file a petition for status in the United States with so...
August 27, 2023
The possibility of being deported is a constant concern in the lives of many immigrants. Understanding the conditions under which this can occur and knowing the steps you can take...
August 27, 2023
by Natalie McQuilkin Are you a business owner, looking to hire talented workers outside of the United States?  Or are you a foreign national who dreams of traveling to the...
August 15, 2023
Landing at the number 4 spot in the Legal Sector nationwide by Inc. 5000, this achievement represents years of work empowering immigrants.   McLean, VA. (August 15, 2023) – Eagan Immigration...
August 07, 2023
by Kasey Husk Living in the United States without legal status can mean encountering obstacles at every turn, and no one understands that better than the attorneys at Eagan Immigration....
July 27, 2023
Confidentiality is a fundamental element in all aspects of the law, and immigration cases are no exception. When it comes to immigration matters, the protection of personal information and the...
July 27, 2023
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been using Babel X to collect and analyze social media data. This tool can identify potential threats to national security such as terrorist...
July 27, 2023
By Jesse Young July 4th is Independence Day in the United States, and for many, this month is an opportunity to recognize the contributions of all the military personnel, both...
July 26, 2023
In a country as diverse as the United States, immigration plays a critical role in economic and social development. Immigrants not only enrich the culture and social fabric of the...
July 26, 2023
The H-1B visa is a nonimmigrant visa that allows U.S. companies to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations. A specialty occupation is one that requires the application of specialized...
July 26, 2023
A common question that comes up among immigrants is “what are the artists visas?”  Most people believe that this is one visa. However, there are a variety of visas that...
June 26, 2023
Embarking on the business immigration process can be a complex and important journey. To ensure a smooth and successful experience, it’s crucial to ask the right questions and gain a...
June 26, 2023
by Kasey Husk When we last left off, Eagan Immigration’s undocumented client “María” had submitted all her paperwork for a Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Self-Petition. María is applying for...
June 26, 2023
Last week, we discussed how Eagan Immigration can help you find a road map to go from undocumented immigrant to U.S. citizen as quickly as possible. Eagan specializes in finding...
June 26, 2023
by Kasey Husk Happy Pride Month! This June we take some extra time to recognize and honor the countless people who’ve worked to overcome prejudice and even violence to gain...
June 26, 2023
Interested in a work visa and don’t know where to start? Here’s a list of nine different types of work visas to consider if you’re looking to work in the United States or employ foreign nationals in the...
June 07, 2023
Rafael Casanova looks towards the new building of his company and says it feels good to have fulfilled a dream that he did not imagine possible 20 years ago Rafael...
May 30, 2023
The Latino vote is the second most powerful of all the ethnic groups in the United States, after the white vote. It is estimated that 11.6 million Latinos will vote...
May 20, 2023
By Jesse Young With the end of Title 42, the United States government will return to implementing immigration procedures under Title 8.  This is what it means.  Title 42 was...
May 20, 2023
he O-1 visa is a type of visa that allows foreign nationals with extraordinary abilities in a particular field or career to work in the United States for a temporary...
May 20, 2023
by Kasey Husk If you are living in the United States without status, we know life can be tough for you. Chances are, being undocumented affects almost every aspect of...
May 20, 2023
The EB-1A visa is an immigrant visa that allows individuals with extraordinary ability in their field to become permanent residents of the United States. The EB-1A visa is part of...
April 20, 2023
Here at Eagan we know just how hard it is to live and work in the USA without your documentation. That’s why we are always keeping track of changes in...
March 20, 2023
by Kasey Husk Feeling comfortable with the people who are going to represent you in legal matters is always crucial, but never more than when you are working toward something...
February 20, 2023
by Kasey Husk If you are seeking legal status in the United States, you know that navigating the U.S. immigration system can be an intimidating prospect. You also know that...
January 20, 2023
by Kasey Husk Living in the United States without legal status can mean facing obstacles at every turn, and no one knows that better than the attorneys at Eagan Immigration....
September 30, 2022
The T Visa is a type of immigration humanitarian relieve that allows those who survived trafficking, as well as their families, to stay in and work temporarily in the United...
August 31, 2022
The Hispanic community is one of the most active and influential in the United States. The significant contributions to the economy and great cultural diversity, full of colorful traditions, make...
August 16, 2022
Ranked 1416th, this achievement represents years of work as a leading immigration law firm. McLean, VA. (August 16, 2022) – Eagan immigration announced today that it’s been named for the...
July 30, 2022
‘We graduated from Harvard Mom!’ Thus begins the publication of a young Latina who, after obtaining her master’s degree in one of the best universities in the nation and the...
July 30, 2022
  There are more than 90,000 workers in the United States who dedicate themselves to the raising and care of animals on farms, ranches, corrals, and animal confinement facilities, and...
June 28, 2022
Many immigrants are afraid to admit that they have been the victim of a crime, in part because they believe they will be removed (deported) from the United States if...
June 03, 2022
Many immigrants try to enter the U.S. legally when they are under the age of 21. In response, U.S. law says they cannot immigrate to the U.S. unless they are...
March 29, 2022
Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, victims of abuse have the right to file for a special petition regarding abuse they suffered in the United States by an immediate U.S....
January 19, 2022
Permanent Residents, Work Permit Holders and Dreamers Would Soon Vote in Municipal Elections New York’s new mayor, Eric Adams, has given the final green light to a rule passed last month...
January 06, 2022
The number of immigrants the past November “is the highest ever registered in any government poll or census since 1850.” The immigrant population in the United States has reached 46.2...
December 29, 2021
Latinos in the United States have as a priority for 2022 to maintain or improve their physical health and rebuild or stabilize their family and couple relationships, on top of...
December 22, 2021
Starting January 1, 2022, the minimum wage will increase in 21 U.S. States On the first day of 2022, the minimum wage in 21 U.S. states will increase. More areas...
December 13, 2021
The Latino community is related to 18.5% of the income obtained by the beauty and personal care industry in the United States The Latino community is gaining space in the...
December 09, 2021
Keisha Thorpe was chosen by the Global Teacher Prize as the best teacher in the world. Thorpe secured more than $6.7 million in scholarships for her students, most of whom...
November 27, 2021
What to pay attention to about ICE’s plan on notifications to immigrants and possible deportation The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency began sending Notices to Appear to more than 78,000...
November 10, 2021
Most impressively, U.S. Latino GDP grew 21 percent faster than India’s and 30 percent faster than China’s. Like millions of immigrants, Jaime Lucero arrived in the United States without a...
October 14, 2021
Being a member of the U.S. Armed Forces comes with several benefits for members and their families, such as incentives and hefty salaries. Today, more and more Latinos, migrants and citizens...
October 06, 2021
These museums and galleries represent an important part of our most important history, legacy and memory. The fact of having them in the United States is a clear sign of...
September 30, 2021
Social, economic and political problems lead young people from Latin American countries to emigrate to destinations that allow them to have job opportunities and a better quality of life. The...
September 13, 2021
One of the problems facing the Hispanic population is the lack of financial information and education on personal economy issues to navigate the U.S. banking and financial system, as well...
September 10, 2021
The office of Citizenship and Immigration Services recognizes delays in its procedures and seeks to avoid problems for permanent residents who must remove the conditions of their documents Those immigrants...
September 07, 2021
ICE launched a new digital tool for migrants to schedule their appointments online. The government of Joe Biden, president of the United States, inaugurated a digital, bilingual and accessible tool for mobile...
August 27, 2021
Most Hispanic small businesses in the United States have started operations thanks to a family member or friend being able to give them a loan or financing to start the...
August 25, 2021
Leaving the country without having applied for permission will cause authorities to consider your asylum application abandoned or will not allow you to re-enter the United States. Although it is...
August 20, 2021
Since February 19, they began accepting asylum and protection applicants at some border points through the Remain in Mexico program. With the Migrant Protection Protocol (MPP), better known as “Stay in Mexico”, 26,000...
August 06, 2021
According to a Gallup poll, more than half prefer to identify as Hispanic, while more than a third prefer the term Latino. MIAMI — A majority of Hispanic Americans say they...
July 23, 2021
In the United States there are currently 42 million young people (15 to 24 years old), and they represent 13% of the total population of the country. For the United...
July 22, 2021
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will no longer be necessary for foreigners who request a change of status to the F-1 student to apply to the authorities to change or extend their nonimmigrant...