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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: My fiance is an EU citizen. We got engaged in Ireland & intend to marry there. Can he visit me in the US beforehand?
Richard T. Herman
Richard T. Herman
answered on Jul 25, 2017

Your fiance may be qualified to enter the U.S. on an ESTA status. Your fiance should always answer all questions asked by the U.S. government with complete honesty. You should also know that the border may not permit the fiance to enter the U.S. if they think this person is intending to stay, get... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Ohio on
Q: Is it easier to renew an H1-B than to obtain one in the first place? I don't want to move to the US, only to have to

move home and lose my job a couple years down the road.

Richard T. Herman
Richard T. Herman
answered on Jul 22, 2017

Yes, renewing with a current employer is vastly easier than first obtaining an h1b visa. For starters, unless your new employer is exempt from the h1b quota, obtaining a new h1b is akin to a lottery. There are only 65000 new h1b (and 20000 additional for those with advanced degrees from us... View More

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