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04 01, 2020
USCIS Implements New Electronic H-1B Registration Process

On December 6, USCIS completed the pilot testing phase of the new electronic H-1B registration process and will implement the electronic process for the next H-1B cap sea

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21 02, 2019
Department of Homeland Security Finalizes Merit-Based Rule for H-1B Program

On January 31, 2018, 2 months after proposing the merit-based rule for the H-1b program,

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24 05, 2018
H-1B Policy Memo Unlawful, Claims Lawsuit-

A lawsuit filed on May 1 with the US District Court for the District of New Jersey challenged the H-1b visa Third-Party Worksi

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02 05, 2018
H-1B Visa: Although Demand Is Still Strong, Number of H-1B Petitions for FY 2019 Drops

As announced by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, on April 12, for the second consecutive year, there has been a reduction in the number of H-1b petitions received by the USCIS. This Apr

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03 03, 2018
Rise in H-1b RFEs Affects U.S. Companies

In 2017, the number of RFEs (request for additional evidence) issued by USCIS have seen a significant increase, although the number of H-1b petitions barely increased, as revealed by USCIS data. Al

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27 04, 2017
Donald Trump Signs Executive Order On H1-B Visas To Buy American, Hire American

One of the main selling points of President Trump’s campaign was his vow to reduce the competition United States workers face in the job market. It comes as no surprise that on Tuesday, Presi

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10 04, 2017
H-1b Visa - Reasons for the Decrease in H-1b Visa Filing


To many, it comes as no surprise that there has been a decrease in the H1b visa filing for

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18 01, 2017
H-1B Cap For FY-2018 Opens On April 1 2017

April 1stis fast approaching. This is the earliest date on which employers can start filing petitions requesting H1-B visa employment, which is the most common way to acquire temporary e

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20 10, 2016
Understanding the H-1B Requirements & H-1B Visa Cap

Understanding the H-1B Requirements & H-1B Visa Cap

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa issued by the United States, and allows U.S. employers to hire foreign employees in spe

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11 04, 2015
New Guidance Filing Amended H-1b Petitions for change in work site

USCIS Guidance on When to File an Amended H-1B Petition after the Simeio Solutions Decision

On April 9, 2015, USCIS’ Administrative Appeal Office (AAO) issued a pre

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