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Are you an international employee or visitor? If so, you may be mystified by the US tax laws (don’t worry, so are we!). The Visa Office cannot provide tax advice, but we do want to help you navigate the US tax system. In the next month, we will provide you with tips on where to look for relevant tax preparation information. Today, we wanted to share with you the only reliable source of tax information – the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS…

Are you a green card holder and the thought of becoming a US Citizen has crossed your mind? Join attorney Kevin Aiston, from the law firm of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP, for an insightful presentation on the topic of becoming a US Citizen. ________________________________________ • Start: Thursday, March 8, 1:00 pm • Duration: 1 hour • Location: DIR/ Curia II-WH2SW – Wilson Hall 2nd fl South West ________________________________________ Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to the…

Fermilab Global Services announces a free legal clinic: Private attorneys from Chicago’s top law firms will join with the National Immigrant Justice Center to complete and file applications for qualified individuals to RENEW their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Registration must be completed by Monday, May 15, 2017. Register for this clinic. Durante este taller legal gratis, abogados de las mejores firmas en Chicago apoyarán a El Centro Nacional de Justicia para Inmigrantes (NIJC) a confirmar su elegibilidad, completar…

Please contact the Visa Office to RSVP your attendance at the new immigration law seminar – “Same or Similar Occupational Category”, which will be held at Curia II on Tuesday, December 13, 2:30pm – 3:30pm. See the full announcement for more details.

Foreign national employees and visitors planning to travel abroad during the holiday season must begin to plan their travel as soon as possible to ensure all of their documents are in order. The following checklist is designed to bring your attention to the most important travel-related issues. Generally, your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond your visit end date. Please make sure you have sufficient passport validity remaining before reentering the US after travel abroad. The…

Global Services Office now provides current immigration-related alerts and updates on its dedicated webpage, Immigration Alerts. This page will be continuously updated with new information, which you may review at your convenience. The first and most recent alert is in regards to the new CBP system online – Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS). Currently, only Chinese nationals holding 10 year B-1/B2 visas are affected, but more visa categories will continue to be added by the CBP. Please review this alert…

Please review the Global Services Office Newsletter for news and important announcements. You may contact the Visa Office and the Users Office with any related questions.