August 8

What in the world is an EB-5?

WHAT IS EB-5? Look out your window. Restaurants, high rise apartments, hotels, and other significant commercial enterprises will bring you face to face with EB-5. The EB-5 program is an Immigrant Investor Program that Congress created in 1990 to stimulate the U.S economy through job creations and capital investment by immigrant investors by creating new.

January 17

New News for Foreign Entrepreneurs

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today published a final rule to improve the ability of certain promising start-up founders to begin growing their companies within the United States and help improve our nation’s economy through increased capital spending, innovation and job creation. Under this final rule, DHS may use its “parole” authority to grant.

April 10

Mandated H-1B Cap for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017

Recently, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has reached the congressional mandated H-1B cap for fiscal year (FY) 2017. USCIS has also received more than the limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the U.S. advanced degree exemption. USCIS will use a computer-generated process, also known as the lottery, to randomly select the petitions.

March 28

Immigrants, Beware of Phone Scam 2016

Immigrants all over the country are being targeted for phone scams. Don’t be one of the victims! Scammers pretend to be a government official and call immigrants saying there is a problem with their immigration record. Sometimes they know personal information about the immigrant. They ask for personal and sensitive details, and demand immediate payment.

October 9

Keamy & Tavares Nominated Top Attorneys in San Diego

Update 9/2/15: We are honored to be awarded as the top immigration attorney in San Diego by the SDDT. The San Diego Daily Transcript conducts a peer voting process each year to determine the best lawyers in main areas of practice in San Diego County. Out of over 800 nominations, Carlos Tavares III and Johanna.