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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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24 06, 2020
What Is the Future of Immigration As the Latest Presidential Proclamation Has Suspended H-1B, H-2B, and Other Visas

On Monday, June 22, 2020, President Trump signed a

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20 06, 2020
The ITServe Alliance v. Francis Cissna Settlement: Major Changes in Requirements for H-1B Workers and Their Employers

A settlement agreement reached between ITServe Alliance and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) could mean drastic changes in the way the federal immigration agency adjud

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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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23 03, 2020
UNDERSTANDING H1B GAP-CAP, CHANGING STATUS FROM F1 TO H1B

Every year a lot of international students studying in different US universities and colleges seek a change of status from F1 student status to H1B temporary employment

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14 02, 2020
Preparing for the FY2021 H-1B Cap-Subject Season

This year, we have a new electronic registration process in place, slated to begin on March 1, 2020. Therefore, the entire H-1B cap-season will begin a month earlier. E

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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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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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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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