News & Updates

12 01, 2015
DHS Extends Eligibility for Employment Authorization to Certain H-4

WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced today that, effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is

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16 12, 2014
President announced Immigration Reform

On November 20, 2014, the President announced a series of executive actions to crack down on illegal immigration at the border, prioritize deporting felons not families, and require certain undocum

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20 08, 2014
Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill and Its H-1B Provisions

The CIR bill was introduced in the Senate yesterday, if the bill passes in its current version it will kill the IT Consulting Business Model. Some of the important elements of the bill that ne

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12 08, 2014
Work Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependents – DHS

A welcome news for H-4 dependent spouses, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B principal workers would become eligible to work. Prior t

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12 07, 2014
USCIS Reaches FY 2015 H-1B Cap - Updates

USCIS announced on April 7 that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 visas for fiscal year (FY) 2015. USCIS has also received more than the lim

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21 05, 2014
Deductions from H-1B Nonimmigrant’s Wage

The H-1B visa is one of the nonimmigrant work visas that allow US employers to bring aliens professionals to work in “Specialty Occupation.” According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigr

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20 04, 2014
FY 2015 H-1B Cap Reached - USCIS

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year (FY) 2015.  USCIS has al

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20 04, 2014
August Visa Bulletin – Good News for India Applicants under Second Preference

The US Department of State (USDOS) has published August Visa Bulletin. Every month, the USDOS publishes Visa Bulletin that provides information about the cut-off dates to immigrants who have applie

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03 02, 2014
Immigration Services during Government Shutdown

The United States government is experiencing its first shutdown after 1996. It means that hundreds of thousands of US employees are on “furlough.” A furlough is a situation where the US

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