News & Updates

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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13 02, 2019
Hundreds enroll in fake university set up by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Over the past few weeks, the news of the fake university set up by ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) has

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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

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11 12, 2018
December 2018 Visa: Predictions and Insights

Every month, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim - Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, provides

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01 12, 2018
DOL updates LCA

On November 19, 2018, it became compulsory for employers to use the updated Labor Condition Application form if they seek to file H-1B, E-3, and H-1B1 petitions on behalf

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13 11, 2018
Trump Attacks Birthright Citizenship

President Donald Trump says he is working on an executive order that will end birthright citizenship - a principle that states that anybody born in the U.S. is automati

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02 11, 2018
November 2018 Bulletin: For the Second Month Running, USCIS Will Use Filing Dates As Cutoff for Both Family-Sponsored and Employment-Based Preference Filings

For the second consecutive month, both employment-based filings and family sponsored fillings will use the dates for filing charts. The last time this happened was 2 ye

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17 10, 2018
Partial Implementation of Updated Policy Memorandum on Notices to Appear Begins On October 1

Earlier this year on June 28, the USCIS released an updated policy memo on NTAs that provides guidelines to when USCIS officers can issue Notice to Appear. An NTA, which

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13 09, 2018
September 2018 Bulletin: Retrogression for EB-2 and EB-3 categories

For the month of September, final action dates for several employment-based visa categor

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