News & Updates

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

HISTORY

 

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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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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18 01, 2019
Government Shutdown Enters Fourth Week: Effect on Immigration

Conclusion

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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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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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