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Since the election of the new socialist French President, Francois Hollande, in May 2012, over 5,000 senior and chief executives have moved out of France into neighboring countries, according to Forbes magazine, and many are also moving to the United States. France has always had high taxes for the “super rich,” but now it is … Read more

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A federal ruling has deemed it unconstitutional for Florida colleges and universities to charge out-of-state tuition rates for students who are legal U.S. citizens if they are dependents of parents who are in this country illegally. This issue arose when The Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil-rights organization, filed a lawsuit on behalf of five … Read more

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This fiscal year the State Department expects to issue over 6,000 “investor visas” to qualifying investors. According to Bill Wright a spokesman for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, their “goal is certainly job creation, and that’s what this program is all about,” Under the government’s EB-5 Immigrant Investor program, foreign investors can get conditional visas … Read more

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The E Investor Visa allows an individual to carry on their business in the United States if the home country has a commercial treaty with the United States conferring such eligibility. This visa must be renewed every so many years but here is no limit to how many times one can renew. An investor must … Read more

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On March 11, 2011 a tsunami caused by a huge magnitude 8.9 earthquake devastated the Northeast cost of Honshu, Japan. In April 8, 2011 a second earthquake, 7.1 magnitudes, rocked northeast Japan. Responding to these recent disasters, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reminds Japanese nationals of certain U.S. immigration benefits available upon request. Indeed, … Read more

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Boyer Law obtains E-2 Visa with only $12,000 invested!

We are pleased to announce that we have been able to obtain an E-2 visa out of Italy for our clients, Mr. and Mrs. D. They had decided to live in Florida and submitted a list of documents we requested to compile their investor visa’s petition. An E-2 visa, is otherwise known as an investor … Read more

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DHS Launches E-Verify Self Check

Self Check gives workers fast and secure access to their employment eligibility information before they apply for jobs. In this way, workers are able to identify whether there are any inaccuracies in their Social Security Administration or DHS records before they seek employment, and submit corrections for any inaccuracies ahead of time. Self Check also … Read more

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced recently that it has redesigned the Permanent Resident Card – commonly known as the “Green Card” – to incorporate several major new security features. The Green Card redesign is the latest advance in USCIS’s ongoing efforts to deter immigration fraud. State-of-the-art technology incorporated into the new card prevents … Read more

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Filing a false tax return in violation of Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 7206 can result in deportation of a resident alien, i.e. a green card holder, according to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Kawashima v. Holder (9th Cir. 2010). In a long running case Mr. Kawashima pled guilty to subscribing to a false tax return … Read more

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