Trump Order Suspending Work Visas during Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted on June 30, 2020 by Nadine Chen

On June 22nd, President Trump issued a Proclamation to suspend the entry of individuals using temporary worker visas. This Proclamation comes 60 days after President Trump’s April 22, 2020 Proclamation, which suspended the issuance of family-based, employment-based, and green card diversity lottery immigrant visas for 60 days.

KNK PC Client Featured in Houston Chronicle!

Posted on June 03, 2015 by Kathryn N. Karam

We are very proud of our client, Farah Khairi, who was featured in the Houston Chronicle's Food section for her talents and experience as a sommelier! The article is available here.

Beneficiaries of H-1B petitions May Now Apply for Visas

Posted on July 08, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

According to the Department of State's Foreign Affairs Manual, Consulates and embassies may issue H visas to visa applicants up to 90 days before the beginning date of employment-authorized legal status. Thus, Beneficiaries of H-1B petitions who are outside the United States may now apply for H-1B visas. In the case of cap-subject H-1B petitions, H-1B employment may begin no earlier than October 1st of the year that the petition was accepted for processing.

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