News & Updates

21 08, 2020
H-1B and Other Nonimmigrant Foreign Workers Affected Again with a New Executive Order

President Trump has issued a new executive order on August 3, 2020, titled, "Executive Order on Aligning Federal Contracting and Hiring Practices With the I

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24 06, 2020
What Is the Future of Immigration As the Latest Presidential Proclamation Has Suspended H-1B, H-2B, and Other Visas

On Monday, June 22, 2020, President Trump signed a

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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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