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Business Immigration: What 2021 Will Bring for Foreign Entrepreneurs in the U.S.

Business Immigration: What 2021 Will Bring for Foreign Entrepreneurs in the U.S.

In 2021, President-elect Joe Biden will have to deal with many restrictive immigration policies put in place by the Trump administration. Attorneys expect that, at least, a few of these regulations could be overturned. The presidential proclamations that used the pandemic as an excuse to ban visa issuance for H-1B program have already been set aside.

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Revised U.S. citizenship test will require immigrants to answer more questions

Starting December 1, applicants for U.S. citizenship will have to correctly answer at least 12 of 20 questions posed by immigration officials. The current civics test requires immigrants to correctly answer 6 questions out of a total of 10.

The civics test is one several required steps immigrants need to fulfill before becoming naturalized U.S. citizens — a process administered by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Most applicants also undergo another test to demonstrate their ability to read, write and speak basic English.

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