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05 06, 2018
Visa Bulletin June 2018

arlier this month, the Department of State released the June visa bulletin. The monthly visa bulletin shows foreign nationals when they are eligible for a green card by comparing the priority date

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05 06, 2018
Policy Memo to Change Rules Regarding Unlawful Presence for F, J, and M Nonimmigrants

On Tuesday, May 11, 2018, the USCIS published a memo that may change how unlawful presence is determined for foreign persons in the F, J, and M status. Scheduled to go into effect on August 9, the

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24 05, 2018
H-1B Policy Memo Unlawful, Claims Lawsuit-

A lawsuit filed on May 1 with the US District Court for the District of New Jersey challenged the H-1b visa Third-Party Worksi

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10 05, 2018
Visa Bulletin For May 2018: Eb-3 India Sees a substantial Surge, Eb-1 China/India Remains The Same

Released by the U.S. Department of State (DOS) in April, the May 2018 visa bulletin is effective in the month of May 2018. At first glance, it is noticeable that a final action date has been impose

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02 05, 2018
H-1B Visa: Although Demand Is Still Strong, Number of H-1B Petitions for FY 2019 Drops

As announced by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, on April 12, for the second consecutive year, there has been a reduction in the number of H-1b petitions received by the USCIS. This Apr

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01 04, 2018
Visa Bulletin for April 2018: EB-3 India Advances Forward Considerably, Cutoff Date Imposedon EB-1 China (Mainland) and India

The Visa Bulletin for April 2018 was made available on March 9, 2018, by the U.S. Department of State.This bulletin will be effective starting April 1, 2018. There has been some significant movemen

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22 03, 2018
DACA Expiration Date Set by Trump Passes with an Air of Uncertainty

Last year in September, the Trump Administration decided to end DACA giving Congress up to March 5th, 2018 to come up with an alternate solution.  An expiration date of March 5 was set for the

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03 03, 2018
Rise in H-1b RFEs Affects U.S. Companies

In 2017, the number of RFEs (request for additional evidence) issued by USCIS have seen a significant increase, although the number of H-1b petitions barely increased, as revealed by USCIS data. Al

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01 02, 2018
February 2018 Visa Bulletin: Modest Advancements

The February Visa bulletin showed modest movement just like the previous months. There are no changes in the dates for filing so that will not be discussed. The final action dates, also known as th

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