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01 04, 2020
COURT HITS BACK AT TRUMP ADMINISTRATION H1B DECISIONS

On March 10, in the case of ITServe Alliance v. L. Francis Cissna, U.S. District Judge Rosemary M. Collyer invalidated several USCIS policies that caused H-1B

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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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26 09, 2019
The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 (H.R. 1044) Seeks to Remove Per Country Limitations

Earlier this year on July 12, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 (H.R.

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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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19 03, 2019
March 2019 Visa Bulletin Check-in: Predictions and Insights

For the March bulletin, DOS’s Charles Oppenheim who is the Chief of the Visa Control & Reporting Division provided forecasts and insights on the move

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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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13 02, 2019
Hundreds enroll in fake university set up by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Over the past few weeks, the news of the fake university set up by ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) has

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28 12, 2018
January 2019 Visa Bulletin: Predictions and Insights

Each month, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim - Chief of the Visa Control and Re

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11 12, 2018
December 2018 Visa: Predictions and Insights

Every month, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim - Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, provides

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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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