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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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07 11, 2019
EB-2 to EB-3 India Downgrade: How to Go About It

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Each country w

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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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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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20 08, 2019
Trump Unveils Immigration Plan

Trump Unveils 'Full Border Security & Merit-Based' Immigration Plan

On May 16, 2019, President Trump unveiled a new immigr

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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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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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19 11, 2017
December 2017 Visa Bulletin Movements By Country

On November 13, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the visa bulletin for December 2017. There is little progress overall in this bulletin as expected by several people waiting for the prio

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09 01, 2017
USCIS Announces Extension of Parole for Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens

The USCIS’s decision to extend the humanitarian parole program’s eligibility to include immediate relatives of U.S. citizens has been described as an early Christmas present by several

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