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There’s Nothing Fair About the High-Skilled Fairness Act

Author: Christopher Richardson On July 10, the House quietly passed H.R. 1044, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019, a well-intentioned piece of bipartisan legislation aimed at resolving a legitimate problem: a decades-long backlog in the issuance of...

About Trump’s Public Charge Rule

Author: Christopher Richardson On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its final changes to the public charge ground of inadmissibility.  The regulations are over 800 pages long and represent a vast expansion of the public charge ineligibility....

We must abolish the ‘public charge’ rule

Author: Christopher Richardson The Trump administration announced a vast expansion of an immigration inadmissibility this week known as the “public charge.” The new rule, more than 800 pages long, creates stricter standards for applicants seeking legal permanent...

Introducing Chris Richardson

Introducing Chris Richardson February 16, 2019 BDV Solutions announces the appointment of Christopher Richardson as General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer.   Richardson is a former U.S. Diplomat for the U.S. Department of State with experience in immigration law,...

How long will the EB3 process take?

How long will the EB3 process take? February 20, 2018 Process Timing Often immigrants considering EB3 for permanent migration to the United States are most concerned with timing: "How long will the process take?" There are several reasons to be concerned...

Understanding EB3 Visas

Understanding EB3 Visas February 13, 2018 Why EB3? First, employment-based visas (EB – based visas) are one of the few ways an immigrant can permanently migrate to the US. Essentially, to permanently migrate to the US, an immigrant can: 1) be sponsored by...

How do work permits work?

I have a social security number, why can't I work? February 6, 2018 Having a Social Security Number Does Not Automatically Permit you to Work in the US Often, people in the US on non-immigrant visas, particularly F1 student visas, will obtain social...

What is going on with Immigration?

What is going on with Immigration? January 30, 2018 How does the immigration plan affect non-immigrant visa holders, potential immigrants and "Dreamers? Since the government shutdown and subsequent restart, Donald Trump has outlined his goals for...

The Government “Shutdown” and Immigration

The Government "Shutdown" and Immigration January 20, 2018 What does the shutdown mean for my immigration petition? Most people woke up this morning to learn that the United States government has shutdown do to a failure of Congress to pass a continuing...

Why Haven’t I heard of EB3 Before?

Why Haven’t I heard of EB3 Before? October 23, 2017 What is the Purpose of EB3? People often wonder why they have not heard of EB3 before. It seems so simple – a great solution to dealing with a very complicated immigration system. They have explored...

Getting a Green Card to Remain in the US

How to Stay in the United States October 9, 2017 Changing Immigration Status It is very common for non-immigrant visitors to want to extend their stay in the US. In fact, many non-immigrant visitors decide to remain in the US permanently. Deciding to...

The Best Way to get a Green Card in the US

How to Obtain Permanent Residency in the US September 25, 2018 Immigration to the United States is a permanent solution – you are choosing to relocate yourself and possibly your family to the United States as a permanent resident. By definition, a...

EB3 is a Legitimate Immigration Strategy

How to Determine the Legitimacy of an EB3 Program September 11, 2017 How to Avoid EB3 Immigration Fraud There are several companies currently acting as Sponsors that are seeking workers through the EB3 Preference. There are also several law firms and...