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USCIS Announces New Version Of Form I-539, Application To Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status, Which Includes Significant Changes
Seyfarth Synopsis: On February 11, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it revised Form I-539 and that the new version will be released on March 11, 2019.
United States
21 Feb 2019
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USCIS Completes The H-1B Cap Random Selection Process For FY 2019
Seyfarth Synopsis: USCIS completes the lottery process and received 190,098 H-1B cap petitions.
United States
17 Apr 2018
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DHS Releases Regulatory Agenda For 2018 - Major Changes Possible For H-1B, H-4, And F-1 Visa Holders
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its regulatory plan for 2018, which aligns with President Trump's Executive Order, Buy American Hire American.
United States
21 Dec 2017
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Premium Processing Resumes For All H-1B Petitions
On October 3, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that effective immediately it would resume premium processing for all H-1B petitions.
United States
11 Oct 2017
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Premium Processing Resumes For Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B Cap Petitions
USCIS temporarily suspended premium processing of all H-1B petitions on April 1, 2017 with the stated goal of addressing significant backlogs in case processing.
United States
25 Sep 2017
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Premium Processing Resumes For Cap-Exempt H-1B Employers
USCIS temporarily suspended premium processing of H-1B petitions on April 1, 2017. USCIS implemented the temporary hold to address significant backlogs in case processing.
United States
9 Aug 2017
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The 4th U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals Maintains Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Blocking The Trump Administration's Revised Travel Ban
On May 25, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled that President Trump's travel ban should remain on hold, upholding a preliminary injunction issued in March 2017 by a lower court.
United States
3 Jul 2017
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The 4th U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals Maintains Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Blocking The Trump Administration's Revised Travel Ban
Seyfarth Synopsis: On May 25, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled that President Trump's travel ban should remain on hold, upholding a preliminary injunction issued...
United States
14 Jun 2017
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The 4th U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals Maintains Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Blocking The Trump Administration's Revised Travel Ban
On May 25, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled that President Trump's travel ban should remain on hold, upholding a preliminary injunction issued in March 2017 by a lower court.
United States
14 Jun 2017
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Revised Travel Ban: President Trump Signs New Executive Order
Seyfarth Synopsis: On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a new Executive Order temporarily restricting certain foreign nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from entry into...
United States
15 Mar 2017
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Significant Increase In USCIS Filing Fees To Take Effect In December 2016
Effective December 23, 2016, the filing fees for many USCIS nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions and applications will increase.
United States
2 Nov 2016
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Travel Alert: Extensive Visa Wait Times At U.S. Consular Posts In India
Seyfarth Synopsis: Department of State reports extensive wait times for visa appointments at consular posts in India.
United States
22 Jun 2016
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United States Implements New Visa Waiver Program Restrictions
The Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") and Department of State ("DOS") announced immediate implementation of the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015.
United States
27 Jan 2016
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DHS Publishes STEM OPT Rule - Potential New Benefits And Requirements
The proposed rule offers potentially significant benefits to STEM OPT beneficiaries, including in particular a 24-month extension of work authorization.
United States
28 Oct 2015
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DHS Sends New STEM OPT Rule To OMB For Review
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sent its proposed regulation on the STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT) program to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) this week.
United States
14 Oct 2015
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