US Visa Immigration News and Updates

Premium Processing Resumes for H1-B Petitions

Posted on June 01, 2020

Starting today, June 1, 2020 USCIS has resumed the option of premium processing for Form I-129 Petition for a Non-Immigrant Worker and Form I-140, Immigrant petition for Alien Workers. This will be ... Read More

New Details Announced About USCIS Reopening Offices on June 4, 2020

Posted on May 29, 2020

Updated: The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) around the country are gearing up to restart in-person services at their field offices, asylum offices, and application support ... Read More

Unemployment Benefits For H4 EAD Dependent Visa Holders – How To Apply, Where To Apply & Complete Document List

Posted on May 28, 2020

Unlike H1-B visa holders whose US visa status is tied to their jobs, eligible H4 EAD visa holders can work for any employer. Upon being laid off by their employer, they can get another job with any ... Read More

L1 Visa: Changes to Approval Process, Visa Interview Becomes Stricter

Posted on May 27, 2020

The Foreign Affairs Manual now outlines a stricter standard for the adjudication of L1 visas and makes the L1 visa interview the final deciding factor in approving L1 visas. This strict vetting is ... Read More

Potential Increase In H1-B Filing Fees

Posted on May 20, 2020

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has proposed a 10% increase in H1-B petition's filing fees. This increase in fees may potentially be extended to other non-immigrant visa ... Read More

Real ID During Covid Lockdown: October 2021 Deadline Extension Covers Non-Immigrant Visa Holders

Posted on May 18, 2020

With the Coronavirus pandemic affecting DMV operations across the country, the deadline to get a Real ID has been extended to October 2021. Ever since Coronavirus was declared a pandemic and a ... Read More

Updated: Second Batch Of Air India Evacuation Flights Start Tomorrow – Here’s How You Can Book Your Tickets To India

Posted on May 15, 2020

UPDATE: A second batch of Air India flights are scheduled to start evacuations tomorrow. These flights will operate from May 17 to June 13, 2020. The first flight to the US is scheduled to arrive at ... Read More