News & Updates

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

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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25 05, 2019
Court Temporarily Stops USCIS from Enforcing Accrual of Unlawful Presence Policy Change

On May 3, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina issued a nationwide preliminary injunction that temporarily stops the USCIS from impleme

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

Conclusion

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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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