Announcement of New Partner – Attorney Lucia Baez Luzondo and Grand Opening of New San Antonio, TX Office

Lucy Lu & Associates is pleased to announce that Attorney Lucia Baez Luzondo has joined the law firm as a Founding Partner of our new San Antonio, TX office. Our new San San Antonio office is located at “1313 NE Loop 410, Suite 100, San Antonio, TX 78209”. You may call the office’s number at 800-929-4615 to schedule an appointment for San Antonio office. We’ll be celebrating the grand opening of our new San Antonio office on January 1, 2019. Continue reading “Announcement of New Partner – Attorney Lucia Baez Luzondo and Grand Opening of New San Antonio, TX Office”

USCIS Proposed a Pre-registration Rule for FY 2020 H-1B Cap Petitions

News: On 12/03/2018, the USCIS proposed a pre-registration rule for Fiscal Year 2020 H-1B cap and advanced degree exemption petitions effective as early as April 1, 2019 H-1B cap filing date.

On 12/03/2018, the USCIS proposed a rule that would require employer petitioners seeking to file H-1B petitions subject to the regular cap, including those eligible for the advanced degree exemption, to first electronically register with the USCIS during a designated registration period. The proposed rule would also reverse the order by which USCIS selects H-1B petitions under the H-1B cap and the advanced degree exemption. Here is the full text published on Federal Register. Continue reading “USCIS Proposed a Pre-registration Rule for FY 2020 H-1B Cap Petitions”

Overview of Startup Seed Financing for Startup Founders

This article is written to provide an overview of seed round of financing for early-stage startup companies. We’ll describe the most frequently used types of seed financing instruments, including convertible notes, simple agreements for future equity (SAFEs), Series Seed convertible preferred stock, and common stock. Therefore we can help startup founders to understand better on choosing the instrument fits their company’s needs. Continue reading “Overview of Startup Seed Financing for Startup Founders”

Immigration News Update

Georgia to issue Driver’s License to young immigrants who are granted Deferred Action. Federal Court issued decisions on Georgia’s Anti-Immigration Law, HB 87. The State of Arizona declines to issue temporary Driver’s License and other state benefits to young immigrants granted Deferred Action. The State of Nebraska declines to issue temporary Driver’s License and other state benefits to young immigrants granted Deferred Action. US Embassy in India released checklist to help determine whether nonimmigrant visa in-person interview can be waived. USCIS reaches 10,000 U visa approved in the fiscal year 2012.

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Filing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

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Today, August 3, 2012, the U.S. Citizenships and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it would accept filing of deferred actions for childhood arrivals starting on August 15, 2012. The USCIS finally implemented the details for deferred action after President Obama issued the executive order on June 15, 2012!

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