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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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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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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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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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