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20 10, 2016
Understanding the H-1B Requirements & H-1B Visa Cap

Understanding the H-1B Requirements & H-1B Visa Cap

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa issued by the United States, and allows U.S. employers to hire foreign employees in spe

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12 10, 2016
DHS Proposed Rule On Parole For Foreign Start-Up Entrepreneurs: Potential Benefits And Limitations

Although immigrants make up just about 13% of the population of the United States, over 50% of billion-dollar startups in the U.Shas at least one immigrant founder, ac

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05 10, 2016
October 2016 US Visa Bulletin Movements

This is the analysis of the current trends and the future projections for the several immigrant preference categories for October 2016 (beginning of the fiscal year)

The recently publishe

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09 09, 2015
Changes to Visa Bulletin Allow for Early Filing of Permanent Residence Applications

On September 9, 2015, the Department of State and USCIS jointly announced new procedures that will allow individuals who are stuck in the family-based and employment-based immigrant visa backlogs t

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12 05, 2015
Short-term placement of H-1B nonimmigrants

In continuance with our discussion on filing H-1b amended petition when there is change in work location, in some instances an employer is allowed to move his employee to a different work site

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11 04, 2015
New Guidance Filing Amended H-1b Petitions for change in work site

USCIS Guidance on When to File an Amended H-1B Petition after the Simeio Solutions Decision

On April 9, 2015, USCIS’ Administrative Appeal Office (AAO) issued a pre

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19 03, 2015
USCIS Alert: Premium Processing Temporarily Suspending for H-1B Extensions

Starting May 26, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B Extension of Stay petitions until July 27, 2015. During this time f

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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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