||Immigration-related U.S. Government Offices
Visa Services of
U.S. Department of State
||U.S. Department of Justice and
Immigration and Naturalization
Servicec (INS) and its gopher server and 8 CFR。
Please check INS FAQ
U.S. Department of Labor and its
Bureau of Labor Statistics and Employment and Training Administration
The U.S. Information Agency and
its gopher server
The United States
Information Service Singapore (****) is responsible for the
Embassy's media relations and cultureal and educational exchanges
programs. USIS's Amercan Center houses a and
Education Information Center for students who want to study in
the United States.
How to apply for H-1B -- what you should know before you start your
employment on H-1B visa
If you filed your Labor Conditions Application in Chicago but have not
yet received any response after two weeks, you can call 312-353-1059
to check. This is an automatic answering system, enter 2 for H-1B
information, and the enter your employer's IRS number, you will hear
your LCA's status. You can get FAX message too if you want.
After you receive the receipt from INS to inform you that they have
receive your petitions, you can call 402-437-5218 to check the
progress with your petition. Please have the receipt number (start with
LIN9*********) with you.
Employment-Based Visas by U.S. Department of State Bureau of
J-1, F-1, K-1, and B-1 Information
Waiver of the J Visa Two-Year
Foreign Residence Requirement, 212(e)
||On October 1, 1999, the
United States Information Agency
(USIA) was integrated into the Department of State. The former USIA
Waiver Review Branch of the Office of the General Counsel is now the
Waiver Review Division of the Office of Legislation, Regulation and
Advisory Assistance in the Visa Office of the Bureau of Consular Affairs.
Extension of Stay for Students In J-1 Status by the
Stanford J-1 Exchange Visitor Program Site at Stanford University
Visitor Program, 22 CFR 514, Current Regulations Governing All
Aspects of the Exchange Visitor Program by United States Information Agency
and Immigration Information provided by Northwestern
University has information about F-1, J-1, B-1 status and visa
K-Visa Resources (***) -- K1 visa (or Fiancée visa) is the visa
by which the fiancée) of a US citizen enters the United States for
the purpose of getting married. This site gives you the information.
Visas Law: Free Legal Information
and Immigration Canada
- Canada government official
Mercan Capital Ltd
Established in 1989, and headquartered in Montreal, Mercan Capital
Ltd. is a professional immigration consulting companies in Canada.
Immigration Homepage (***) by an immigration lawyer Chris Elgin in
Vancouver, British Columbia.
New Immigration Law
Immigration vr. Anti-immigration
Watch the Simpson Bill S.1394
Immigration-related Resources on Internet
Permanent Resident (Green Card), Labor Certificate, and National
- If you apply for Labor Certificate in Chicago, you can call (312)
353-1059 to check the process status. You need have your
employer identified number and your file number ready.
- FBI Fingerprint check: 304-625-5590
Immigration Lawyers, Law Firms, and Immigration Service Firms
- American Immigration Lawyers
Association (AILA) (***) has a lot of facs about American
- Immigration Lawyers on the Web (***)
lists about 30 immigration lawyers and other immigration related
- Law Office of C.
provides a lot of information.
- Hirson Kaplan Perl &
Stark (****) has information regarding Labor Certififcation
and H-1B Visa and L-1
and EB-1 Visa and others.
- Law Offices of James R.
Gotcher(****) in CA provides the information about INS Agency
processing times, various useful addresses and
telephone number of DOL, INS, DOS and embassies, and Visa quotas and
- Siskind, Susser, Haas &
Chang (****) Immigration and Nationality Law.
- Immigration: A PRACTICAL
GUIDE TO IMMIGRATING TO THE U.S. -- the Home Page of the Law Offices
of Carl Shusterman
provides a lot of immigration-related information such as
information regarding Green Cards, Temporary Visas, U.S.
Citizenship, Immigration News, Marriage, Visa Lottery, Legislation,
Deportation, and New Immgration Laws, INS Waiting Time, Visa
Bulletin; as well as Immgrations information for Investors,
Physicians, Professionals, Nurses, Students, Researchers, Asylum,
and Employers. Besides, you can also find web page of Job Search and
Physician Job Search.
Bulletin (*****) at Law Office of Kirsten Keith.
- The Immigration Home Page by the
Law Office of Richard Madison (****) in New York City.
- Law Offices of Rajiv S.
Khanna (****) is the maintainer of U.S. Immigration FAQ.
If you feel anxious, please check the processing time here.
- Margaret W. Wong & Assoc.
Co., LPA (****) practices in all aspects of immigration and
- Immigration Law
Associates, P.C. (***)
- Attorney Kweku Hanson's
Immigration Home Page
- Law Offices of Adan G. Vega
& Associates in Houston, TX -- Board Certified Specialist in
Immigration and Nationality Matters.
- Immigration Law Website
of Attorney David Luff (***)
- Robet A. Perkins and
Associates in Chicago.
- Law Offices of Gleit &
Fair in New York City.
- Law Offices of Brian B. Jiang
in San Diego.
- The Law Office
of Mark Carmel (***) has information about Canadian immigrat to
us and American Immigration Report.
Law Firm (**) at North Carolina.
- BCL Immigration Services
(***) in London deals with UK, US, Canadian, Australian, and New
Zealand Immigration, also Second Passports. In addition, they
run the "Visa-Free List" - Discussion on how to gain
another citizenship for visa-free travel.
- World Legal Services, LTD
Canada Citizens Working or Immigrating to US
Tax Withholding For Foreign Nationals and Their Employers at
Schulz Law Web Site.
- Links to the United
States Embassies and Consulates Worldwide by U.S. Department of State, the
Bureau of Consular Affairs Homepage
- Embassy of the United
States, Ottawa, Canada
Consular Services in Canada -- If you plan to apply for a new
non-immigrant visa in one of Canadian U.S. Consular, you may check
this site first.
- Canadian Consulate
General in Detroit -- If you want to obtain an application kit
for visa or immigration application, pleae visit their Immigration
Assistance and Contact Information and check their processing
fees. The application kit and immigration information can also
obtained by phone. The immigration section of Canadian Consulate
General phone number is 313-567-2085. Good Luck!
- The Embassy Page -- The index
of web pages of embassies and consulates in U.S. and other
countries. Check here before you need to travel abroad.
- Credential Evaluation Services:
- Pacific Association of
Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers (PACRAO) is the
Pacific regional member of American Association of College
Registrars and Admission Officers (AACRAO), including members from
Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon,
Utah, and Washington, as well as Alberta and British Columbia. This
site has a lot of information about university registration such as
Therapist Jobs in the United States for Foreign Trained Immigrants
by Therapy Resource Network, Inc.
- The embassies
list on Yahoo.
- Migrating to
Australia (***) by Macpherson & Kelley.
Services for Students and Scholars at Rensselaer (RPI) (***)
provides information regarding leaving and entering USA, traveling
to Canada, international long distant call, and other useful
resources for international students.