Kentucky and most other states in the nation are now home to many immigrants. Millions of people come to the United States from other countries in search of better lives. For some, business opportunities and investments draw their attention. Others, however, are actually running in fear, fleeing war-torn nations, abject poverty and imminent violence.
Some time ago, before Jeff Sessions was confirmed as the new Attorney General of the United States, he petitioned former Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate companies throughout the nation regarding their use of the H1-B visa program. If you or your family member has crossed borders into this country through the program, you know the process is complex and challenging at best and wrought with problems that have left many immigrants worried about their statuses and way of life in America.
Several people come to Louisville from other countries each year for religious purposes. Whether you are planning to work at one of the local seminaries or serve as a minister at a local place of worship, it is important to understand the process of entering and staying in the country legally.