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U.S. Consulate General in Vancouver Is Accepting Initial H-1B Visa Applications From Third Country Nationals

September 29, 2016

Recently, the U.S. Consulate General in Vancouver, Canada confirmed to the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Department of State Liaison Committee that it will accept nonimmigrant visa applications by third country nationals (TCN) applying for their first H-1B visas, even if their visa eligibility is based on a university degree issued outside the United States or Canada. TCNs are foreign nationals who are lawfully present in the U.S. and apply in Canada for new (or renewals of) nonimmigrant visas instead of applying for them in their home countries.

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FAQs on California’s Paid Sick Leave Law

11/10/2014 6:12:57 AM

On September 10, 2014, Governor Jerry Brown signed the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014. The Act requires California employers to provide employees with one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked starting on July 1, 2015. Since the California legislature passed the law and even.....