Mondaq USA: Immigration
The McLane Law Firm
There are two types of visas which can be obtained through investment in a commercial enterprise in the United States.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Effective today, May 26, 2015, the Immigration Service will accept applications for employment authorization from "certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants".
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On May 20, 2015, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services released guidance and frequently asked questions relating to the filing of H-4 employment authorization applications for spouses of certain H-1B nonimmigrants.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
USCIS will premium process H-1B Extension of Stay petitions filed with Form I-907 premium requests which were received prior to May 26, 2015.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The United States Citizenship & Immigration Service (USCIS) announced yesterday, without warning to its stakeholders, that it will be suspending premium processing for all H-1B extension petitions on May 26, 2015.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Today USCIS announced that starting May 26, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B Extension of Stay petitions until July 27, 2015.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, shares his analysis of current trends and future projections for the various immigrant preference categories with AILA.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
This decision is not without controversy. Not only can the filing of amended H-1B petitions be expensive, considering the legal fees, government filing fees, and manpower time the employer must spend.
Duane Morris LLP
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced on May 4, 2015, that it has completed data entry of all fiscal year 2016 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected via a computer-generated random process.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The Visa Bulletin also includes a statistical breakdown, by country, of the number applicants for the DV-2016 program.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The long awaited change provides an incentive to highly educated and skilled foreign nationals to remain in the U.S. and continue working for their U.S. employers.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In Pennsylvania, primary elections for Municipal offices will be held in a few days, May 19th to be exact. Yard signs and TV ads are everywhere.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Receipts for H-1B petitions selected for processing have been issued over the past week or so.
Fenwick & West LLP
Earlier this month, United States Citizenship and Immigration announced that it will no longer accept H-1B petitions under the fiscal year 2016 cap or the advanced degree exemption.
Fox Rothschild LLP
According to my very basic calculations, I estimated that the odds of receiving one of the limited FY 2015 H-1B numbers was about 43% under the regular cap, with slightly better chances for those with a Master’s or higher degree.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Jacqueline Segal was featured in The Philadelphia Bar Reporter article, "New Citizens Welcomed."
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
As more and more workers acquire temporary legal status in the U.S. and receive new work authorization, employers will be faced with the following common scenario.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Prudent employers will proactively seek to correct past mistakes quickly to mitigate the risk of fines and penalties.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
DW Immigration will be monitoring this development closely for our clients, and we will notify you of any significant updates...
Fox Rothschild LLP
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) confirmed yesterday, April 14, 2015, that it will officially begin premium processing for H-1B cap cases on April 27, 2015.
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Proskauer Rose LLP
As a result of this decision, many businesses are already out of compliance and must take steps to comply with this very significant new burden.
Littler Mendelson
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced it will begin premium processing of H-1B cap cases on April 27, 2015.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Receipts for H-1B petitions selected for processing have been issued over the past week or so.
Fox Rothschild LLP
According to my very basic calculations, I estimated that the odds of receiving one of the limited FY 2015 H-1B numbers was about 43% under the regular cap, with slightly better chances for those with a Master’s or higher degree.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery program continues—at least for one more year.
Duane Morris LLP
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced on May 4, 2015, that it has completed data entry of all fiscal year 2016 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected via a computer-generated random process.
Littler Mendelson
The decision means that employers are required to file a certified LCA, as well as an amended H-1B petition, prior to moving an employee to a new work location, which represents a departure from prior USCIS guidance.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On April 7, 2015, USCIS announced that it has received more than enough H-1B petitions to meet the numerical limit for fiscal year 2016 cap-subject H-1B visas.
Fox Rothschild LLP
You’ve likely been flooded with information regarding H-1B season from multiple sources. Yesterday, USCIS issued its own information regarding Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 2016) H-1B petitions.
Proskauer Rose LLP
President Obama's immigration address to the nation on November 20, 2014 focused on the undocumented immigrants in the United States.
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