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Obtaining an O-1 work visa to the US

How to obtain an O-1 work visa to the US? An O-1 work visa is granted to “Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement”. Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh, an Israeli law firm in Petah Tikvah and Jerusalem, specializes in obtaining US immigration and work visas. Senior partner Jamie Cohen shares a case story that illustrates…

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US Student Visa – Types, ways to acquire

Get a US student visa if you’re interested in studying in the US What is a US student visa? Much like in Israel, foreign citizens who wish to study at an academic institution in the United States (high school, university, vocational school, etc.) must obtain a special visa. Foreign citizens who hold a B-2 tourist…

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J-1 Visa Program Sponsorship

J-1 visa Program Sponsorship For those who want to host J-1 visa holders, there is a designated process established by the US State Department. The process is open to private sector businesses in addition to public sector affiliates. This article, by the law office of Cohen, Decker, Pex, and Brosh, will explain the basics of…

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Trump’s immigration restrictions – RFEs and delays

Trumps immigration restrictions – RFEs, delays, and entry refusals. How do Trump’s immigration restrictions affect In the last few months, RFEs (Request for More Evidence delays for visa applications) and similar immigration issues were on the mind of many Israelis trying to enter the US. This article by advocate Jamie Cohen, an expert in immigration…

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US Employment Authorization Document (EAD)

An Employment Authorization Document (EAD) is something every United States employer should ensure their employees have. If you are not a permanent resident with a Green Card, the EAD is the easiest way of demonstrating you are allowed to work in the US. This article by Advocate Alex Brosh of Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh,…

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Renew Your Green Card

All permanent residents of the United States are issued a Green Card as proof that they are authorized to reside and work in the US. The final goal of most immigrants to the United States is to obtain a Green Card. This article by Advocate Alex Brosh of Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law firm,…

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Trump’s Influence over the US Immigration System

In this article Advocate James Cohen, an American-Israeli US immigration lawyer from Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law firm in Israel, shares some first impressions on how President Donald Trump’s election has influenced immigration to the USA. First Impressions of an American Immigration Lawyer During the US presidential campaign, if elected president, Donald Trump promised to…

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Trump’s USA Immigration Policies – What Can We Expect to Change?

Donald Trump’s USA Immigration Policies: Changes to Expect Trump’s USA immigration policies have been a key issue in the 2016 elections. One of President-elect Donald Trump’s main campaign messages was overhauling immigration to the United States. However, his only consistent theme on this subject was deporting illegal immigrants. There are currently around eleven million illegal immigrants,…

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Easy Money in the USA? Illegal Work in the USA

Sadly, once again, an Israeli company owner who opened numerous kiosks (carts) in US malls and earned large sums of money has been prosecuted in the US for, among other things, illegally hiring foreign workers (Israelis) to sell his products as part of illegal work in the USA. [See, for example, the Haaretz article.] In this…

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