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30 08, 2018
What Is Unlawful Presence & How Does The Recent Policy Change Affect Its Calculation?

Foreign nationals who are not lawful permanent residents in the United States can accrue unlawful presence (ULP) if they stay in the U.S. aft

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10 08, 2018
New Policy Grants USCIS Adjudicators the Authority to Deny Filings without Issuing a Request for Evidence.

On July 13, 2018, the USCIS issued a policy memorandum which revises guidance on USCIS a

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17 07, 2018
Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Upholding Trumps Travel Ban

On June 26, 2018, in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled to uphold the Proclamation No. 9645, com

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27 06, 2018
Visa Bulletin July 2018 : Noteworthy Movement for EB-2 and EB-3 India, Substantial Retrogression for EB-3 China

Every month, the United States Department of State releases a visa bulletin that informs immigrant visa applicants if they are eligible to submit the needed documentation to the National Visa Cente

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05 06, 2018
Visa Bulletin June 2018

Earlier this month, the Department of State released the June visa bulletin. The monthly visa bulletin shows foreign nationals when they are

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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

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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, i

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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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