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Summer Travel Tips For Foreign Nationals Living In The U.S. On A Temporary Visa
Any foreign national making plans to travel abroad this summer should make sure to prepare in advance, from a U.S. immigration perspective
United States
9 Jul 2019
H-1B Cap Reached: FY 2020 H-1B Cap Surges With Over 200,000 Petitions Received
USCIS reported yesterday it had received 201,011 H-1B cap petitions in the first five (5) days of April and that the random selection process for FY 2020 H-1B Cap had been completed on April 11, 2019.
United States
1 May 2019
USCIS Makes Critical Announcements For The Upcoming H1B Cap Season
In the second phase, all other cap subject petitions will be eligible for premium processing.
United States
29 Mar 2019
Last Minute Changes Affect Family Members Of Nonimmigrant Workers
This week the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced sweeping changes to the I-539 and I-539A forms and processes.
United States
22 Feb 2019
H-1B Cap: Start Planning Today For The H-1B Cap Lottery
It is now time to prepare for the H-1B Cap for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020).
United States
22 Jan 2019
The Pre-Registration System For H-1 Cap Filings – A Losing Race To April 1, 2019?
Will thousands of H-1 cap petitions be received by USCIS Service Centers on Monday, April 1, 2019, or will online pre-registrations during the month of March make Monday, April 1 a quiet day at USCIS?
United States
19 Dec 2018
USCIS Clarifies The L-1 One-Year Foreign Employment Requirement
On November 29, 2018, U.S. Immigration and Citizenship Services (USCIS) announced the publication of a policy memorandum dated November 15, 2018 ...
United States
11 Dec 2018
Immigration News Flash: 2019 Immigrant Visa Lottery Opens On October 3
The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery Registration for 2019 opens Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Entries must be submitted electronically between noon on October 3, 2018, EDT, and noon on November 7, 2018, EST.
United States
28 Sep 2018
Premium Processing Suspension For H-1B Cap Cases To Continue Into 2019 And Expand To Include Other H-1B Cases
Today, USCIS announced that the temporary suspension of Premium Processing (expedited processing) for H-1B Cap Petitions will be extended beyond September 10, 2018 and will likely last until February 19, 2019.
United States
4 Sep 2018
Some California "Sanctuary State" Employer Obligations Are Struck Down
The court left standing an employer obligation to warn employees in writing of an imminent inspection of I-9 forms by federal immigration authorities
United States
12 Jul 2018
H-1B Cap Update – USCIS Announced Data Entry Complete For FY2019 H-1B Cap Cases On May 15, 2018
Approximately six weeks after USCIS started accepting H-1B Cap petitions for FY2019, USCIS announced on May 15, 2018 that all data entry had been completed.
United States
14 Jun 2018
Eleventh Hour Suspension Of Premium Processing For H-1B Cap Petitions
On March 20, 2018, just 13 days before H-1B Cap cases begin arriving; USCIS suspended Premium Processing for H-1B Cap cases.
United States
22 Mar 2018
H-1B Filing Deadline – Last Call To Prepare Your H-1B Petitions For Filing On April 2
We are in the final weeks of H-1B Cap Season for Fiscal Year 2019. All H-1B petitions must be submitted with a Labor Condition Application which can take seven (7) days or more for the Department of Labor to process.
United States
15 Mar 2018
H-1B Cap: Start Planning Today For "Buy American, Hire American"
Although we are still officially in the year 2017, it is a good time for employers to start preparing for the H-1B Cap for Fiscal Year 2019.
United States
19 Dec 2017
California Becomes A "Sanctuary State," Restricts Employer Cooperation With Federal Immigration Authorities
On Thursday, October 5th, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law nearly a dozen new immigration-related bills, including AB 450, which prohibits employers from cooperating with federal immigration authorities...
United States
9 Oct 2017
Immigration Fact And Fiction For The U.S. Employer: Abrupt Change To Advance Parole Adjudications Without Clear Policy Objective – A Modest Proposal
A learned colleague, Rob Cohen blogged, what could be called "a cry into the wilderness" in 2014 suggesting that the regulation at 8 C.F.R.ง245.23(j) be amended so that an individual who departed...
United States
4 Oct 2017
2019 Immigrant Visa Lottery Opens On October 3
The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery Registration for 2018 opens Tuesday, October 3, 2017.
United States
21 Sep 2017
Green Card Applicants: Your Pending I-131 Application For Advance Parole May Be Denied If You Depart The U.S.
If your or your employee's I-131 application is denied because of international travel during the pendency of the application, do not panic.
United States
29 Aug 2017
Immigration Fact And Fiction For The U.S. Employer: H-1B Entry Level (Level I) Wage Blues – Revisited: Why Can't A H-1B Professional Be Entry Level?
My learned colleague, Cyrus Mehta, in his Blog "H-1B Entry Level Wage Blues" posted on July 31, 2017 eloquently deconstructs the arguments made by USCIS when that agency challenges whether ...
United States
10 Aug 2017
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