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Visa Bulletin for July 2015 Released

Posted on June 15, 2015

The Visa Bulletin for July 2015 summarizes the immigrant numbers availability and cut-off dates for oversubscribed categories. Cut-off dates for each category reflect the priority date of the first ... Read More

Employers May Be Required to File Amended H-1B Petitions

Posted on May 26, 2015

Employers of H-1B workers may have to file amended H1B petitions for their employees as a result of the Simeio Solutions decision issued April 9, 2015 by the Administrative Appeal Office (AAO). United ... Read More

Employment Authorization for H4 Visa Holders: FAQs

Posted on May 22, 2015

As the effective date for Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses final rule approaches, awaiting applicants may have some questions specific to filing for EAD. USCIS has compiled a ... Read More

USCIS Hopes to Increase L-1B Visa Acceptance Rate with Release of Policy Memorandum

Posted on May 20, 2015

On March 24, 2015, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a policy memorandum discussing the “specialized knowledge” requirement for the L-1B visa category. The ... Read More

USCIS Reminds Public to Submit Comments on Revised Form I-912

Posted on May 14, 2015

United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) reminds stakeholders to submit their comments regarding the revised Form I-912, Request for Fee Waiver, by May 18, 2015. USCIS will ... Read More

EAD for H4 Interrupted: Lawsuit Filed Against DHS

Posted on May 08, 2015

Save Jobs USA, a group of former Southern California Edison employees who lost their jobs to H-1B visa holders, has filed a case against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regarding the recent ... Read More

USCIS Completes Data Entry of H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions, Will Begin Returning Unselected Petitions

Posted on May 08, 2015

On May 4, 2015, United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced its completion of data entry for all FY 2016 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in the computer-generated ... Read More