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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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14 04, 2020
CHANGING STATUS FROM F1 TO H1B, AFTER OR BEFORE OPT EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION

An OPT or Optional Practical training is a bit different from CPT or Curricular practical training. This is a direct temporary employment status for international stude

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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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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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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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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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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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