Grace Period Extended for Using Prior Versions of Form G-28

The grace period for using older versions of Form G-28, Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Accredited Representative, has been extended from April 13, 2015 to May 15, 2015. The new version of Form G-28 was issued by USCIS on March 6, 2015, but applicants can continue using the prior version until the.. Read More


USCIS Completes Random (Lottery) Selection Process for FY 2016, Reaching H-1B Cap

U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services announced the completion of its H-1B selection process using its computer-generated random selection, or lottery selection, to reach the FY 2016 cap. USCIS received almost 233,000 H1-B petitions during the first week of filing, which began April 1. The first 20,000 petitions for advanced degree exemption were chosen using a.. Read More

H1B cap Reached 2016

USCIS Reaches H-1B Visa Cap of 65,000 for Fiscal Year 2016

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it has reached the statutory H-1B cap of 65,000 for fiscal year (FY) 2016 within the first week of the filing period for the third consecutive year. USCIS also received more than 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the advanced degree exemption. H-1B Visa Cap.. Read More

h1b package delayed

Steps to Take: If Your H1B Petition Package Delivery is Delayed, not Delivered or Damaged

Many professional are waiting for news updates on their recent H1B Petition for 2016.  They wait in anticipation for their petitions to reach USCIS in time.  If the employer, received notification from the delivery service that the H1B Petitions package may be delayed or damage, the stakeholders are advised take proper actions. Here is quick alert on.. Read More


Form I-90 Now Available in the USCIS Electronic Immigration System (USCIS ELIS)

On March 30, 2015, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a notice that Form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card, is now available in the USCIS Electronic Immigration System (USCIS ELIS). In November 2014, USCIS organized a 3-day limited introduction of Form I-90 in USCIS ELIS to gather user feedback. On the.. Read More


L-1B Visa Petition Denial Rates Soar for Highly Skilled Professionals

The National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP), a non-profit, non-partisan public policy research organization focusing on trade, immigration, and related issues, filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. In response to the request, USCIS released the data for denial rates for L-1B petitions to transfer high-skilled professionals to the United States. Data obtained from.. Read More