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Chatting with Charlie Webinar Series

Former U.S. Department of State (DOS) Chief of Immigrant Visa Control Charlie Oppenheim has joined WR Immigration as Director of Visa Consulting. Charlie will take lead on a multi-webinar series titled “Chatting with Charlie.” Chatting with Charlie will focus on projections, predictions and guidance for strategic visa planning that will be invaluable to Human Resource […]

WR Immigration Podcast: Chatting with Charlie and Bernie – Immigrant Visa and Green Card Family-Based Waiting Lines

In this podcast, WR Immigration Director of Visa Consulting Charlie Oppenheim and Managing Partner Bernie Wolfsdorf discuss the immigrant visa and green card family-based waiting lines.

WR Immigration Podcast: Chatting with Charlie and Bernie – Immigrant Visa and Green Card Employment-Based Waiting Lines

In this podcast, WR Immigration Director of Visa Consulting Charlie Oppenheim and Managing Partner Bernie Wolfsdorf discuss the immigrant visa and green card employment-based waiting lines.

Video Series: Overview of the USCIS Cap H-1B Electronic Registration

For those of you experiencing the cap H-1B process for the first time, here is a basic overview of the H-1B Electronic Registration process. Stay tuned for more videos on the H-1B Cap process.

5 Takeaways from the 2022 State Department Annual Report

By Joey Barnett, Partner, WR Immigration This week, the Department of State (DOS) released its 2022 Report of the Visa Office.  Charlie Oppenheim, former DOS Chief of Immigrant Visa Control Charlie Oppenheim and current Director of Visa Consulting at WR Immigration, will discuss his analysis of the report during two Chatting with Charlie webinars, which […]

Video Series: Overview of the H-1B Cap Process

For those of you experiencing the cap H-1B process for the first time, here is a basic overview of the H-1B Cap process. Stay tuned for more videos on the H-1B Cap process.

WR Immigration Podcast: Chatting with Charlie January 2023 Webinar

In this podcast, WR Immigration Director of Visa Consulting Charlie Oppenheim, Partner Charina Garcia and Senior Associate Laura Bloniarz unpack the February Visa Bulletin, provide updated predictions and analyze trends.

Webinar: Strategies for E-2 Processing Time

In this webinar, WR Immigration Partner Joey Barnett and Visa Franchise Managing Partner Patrick Findaro give insights on advantages of the E-2 Visa, the latest on E-2 Visa application issues, and strategies for overcoming consular delays.

Chatting with Charlie: Visa Bulletin Outlook

In this webinar, WR Immigration Director of Visa Consulting Charlie Oppenheim, Partner Charina Garcia and Senior Associate Laura Bloniarz unpack the Visa Bulletins, provide updated predictions and analyze trends.

Chatting with Charlie Oppenheim: EB-5 Investor Visa Outlook

WR Immigration Director of Visa Consulting Charlie Oppenheim along with Partners Bernard P. Wolfsdorf and Joey Barnett give a comprehensive look into the EB-5 Investor Visa program. Watch to learn about EB-5 Investor Green Card waiting lines and how to benefit from fast track set-asides!

Immigration Update

In this edition, find the latest news on the USCIS follow-up on international student issues, HHS poverty guidelines, DOS’s ‘’Welcome Corps’ and more! USCIS Provides Follow-Up Q&A on International Student Issues U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) provided questions and answers following a webinar presented by the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman […]

Green Card Processing Slow Down Ahead: What Companies Can Expect and How to Prepare

By Laura Bloniarz, Senior Associate, WR Immigration For the past two years, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services “USCIS” has issued a record number of employment-based green cards. What does the remainder of the government’s fiscal year hold for green card processing? On January 18th, WR Immigration is hosting a discussion to answer this question in detail, […]

Visa Bulletin for January 2023 Reports on Availability in the Employment First Category for China and India, Unavailability of Religious Workers Category

The Department of State’s (DOS) Visa Bulletin for January includes an update on visa availability in the employment first category for China and India. The bulletin states that it has become necessary to establish employment first preference final action and application filing dates for China and India, effective in January, to hold number use within […]