News & Updates

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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04 05, 2013
H-1B Quota for FY 2014 / H-1B Lottery System Procedures

Dear Clients,

As you all know the H-1B season is fast approaching, the Quota for FY 2014 will be starting October 1, 2013 and we are allowed to file H-1B cases on April 1, 2013.

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03 05, 2013
Comprehensive Immigration Reform

After putting Immigration issues on a back burner in his first term, Mr. Obama in his second term is making quick strides in trying to overhaul the immigration laws. Currently, it is estimated that

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03 04, 2013
H-1B Cap for FY 2014 has been reached. No more petitions will be accepted after today 4/5/2013.
The H-1B cap has reached as per an official announcement by USCIS today afternoon. They have confirmed that they have received more cases than they can accept for both the regular cap and the Mas
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05 02, 2013
Visa Interview Waiver Program

As part of President Obama’s initiative to reduce travel restriction and increase tourism, early this year, the U.S. Department of State has initiated a two year pilot program called Visa Int

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03 01, 2013
CBP to Rollout New Arrival/Departure Record Process for Foreign Visitors

Come April 30, 2013, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will roll out new Arrival/Departure record process for foreign visitors. With the new automation process in place employers, school

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