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01 12, 2018
DOL updates LCA

On November 19, 2018, it became compulsory for employers to use the updated Labor Condition Application form if they seek to file H-1B, E-3, and H-1B1 petitions on behalf

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13 11, 2018
Trump Attacks Birthright Citizenship

President Donald Trump says he is working on an executive order that will end birthright citizenship - a principle that states that anybody born in the U.S. is automati

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02 11, 2018
November 2018 Bulletin: For the Second Month Running, USCIS Will Use Filing Dates As Cutoff for Both Family-Sponsored and Employment-Based Preference Filings

For the second consecutive month, both employment-based filings and family sponsored fillings will use the dates for filing charts. The last time this happened was 2 ye

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17 10, 2018
Partial Implementation of Updated Policy Memorandum on Notices to Appear Begins On October 1

Earlier this year on June 28, the USCIS released an updated policy memo on NTAs that provides guidelines to when USCIS officers can issue Notice to Appear. An NTA, which

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13 09, 2018
September 2018 Bulletin: Retrogression for EB-2 and EB-3 categories

For the month of September, final action dates for several employment-based visa categor

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10 08, 2018
New Policy Grants USCIS Adjudicators the Authority to Deny Filings without Issuing a Request for Evidence.

On July 13, 2018, the USCIS issued a policy memorandum which revises guidance on USCIS a

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17 07, 2018
Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Upholding Trumps Travel Ban

On June 26, 2018, in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled to uphold the Proclamation No. 9645, com

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27 06, 2018
Visa Bulletin July 2018 : Noteworthy Movement for EB-2 and EB-3 India, Substantial Retrogression for EB-3 China

Every month, the United States Department of State releases a visa bulletin that informs immigrant visa applicants if they are eligible to submit the needed documentation to the National Visa Cente

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05 06, 2018
Visa Bulletin June 2018

Earlier this month, the Department of State released the June visa bulletin. The monthly visa bulletin shows foreign nationals when they are

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