Top 10 Immigration Headlines from All Regions
Recently, Charlie Oppenheim of the Department of State's Visa Office shared his impressions at this time regarding visa demand in preference categories and predictions for the remainder of FY2013 with AILA.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services have issued a new and revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9.
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services have announced that it received approximately 124,000 H-1B petitions during the first week of the FY2014 filing period.
The first major immigration proposal in several years contains sweeping changes, with the president potentially signing a version by mid-June.
On April 7, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services conducted the lottery process for fiscal year 2014 cap-subject H-1B petitions.
On March 8, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published an announcement in the Federal Register advising employers that Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 has been revised.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced on Friday, April 5, 2013 that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year 2014.
On March 8, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, bearing an edition date of March 8, 2013, for immediate use by employers.
In its notice that approximately 124,000 H-1B petitions had been received between April 1 and April 5, USCIS stated: "U.S. businesses use the H-1B program to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialized fields including, but not limited to: scientists, engineers, or computer programmers."
A bipartisan group of eight U.S. senators has introduced the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013, an 844-page bill that aims to bolster border security and seeks to provide some of the nation's 11 million undocumented people with a path to citizenship.