News & Updates

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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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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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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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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