News & Updates

18 02, 2021
Preparing for the H-1B FY2022 Cap Season

The H-1B season is once again upon us. Employers who have made use of the H-1B visa category are quite familiar with the rush of the H-1B cap season that culminates in ne

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21 08, 2020
H-1B and Other Nonimmigrant Foreign Workers Affected Again with a New Executive Order

President Trump has issued a new executive order on August 3, 2020, titled, "Executive Order on Aligning Federal Contracting and Hiring Practices With the I

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21 04, 2020
COVID-19 AND ITS EFFECTS ON H1B EMPLOYEES

The H-1B visa is not just the most popular nonimmigrant classification in the United States, it is also one of the categories with the most strin

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15 03, 2020
THINGS F1 STUDENTS SHOULD KEEP IN MIND WHILE APPLYING FOR CPT WORK STUDY PROGRAM

CPT gives all international students with F1 visa authorization to pursue part-time or full-time training employment and work as a paid intern. A lot of colleges and un

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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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12 12, 2019
Fall 2019 Regulatory Agenda for USCIS

Every Spring and Fall, governmental agencies prepare regulatory agendas. This agenda lists the regulatory actions the agency is to tackle within the next 12 months. The

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10 10, 2019
H-1B: DHS Proposes Small Fee for New Electronic Registration System

In Nov. 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) proposed changes to the H-1b program. The proposed changes were published in Jan. 2019 and finalized

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25 05, 2019
Court Temporarily Stops USCIS from Enforcing Accrual of Unlawful Presence Policy Change

On May 3, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina issued a nationwide preliminary injunction that temporarily stops the USCIS from impleme

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12 04, 2019
DHS Seeks to End EAD for H-4 Dependent Spouses

On February 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed a rule to end the H-4 EAD program (which allowed certain spouses of H-1b

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12 03, 2019
Preparing To File: H-1B Cap Petitions

With the H-1b cap season fast approaching, it is important for companies to start preparation towards the filing of H

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