Employment-based Immigration

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

Posted on April 06, 2015

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 ... Read More

USCIS Releases Updated L-1B Adjudications Policy for Public Feedback

Posted on March 25, 2015

On March 24, 2015, United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) released an updated policy memorandum on the L-1B nonimmigrant visa classification for workers with specialized ... Read More

Visa Bulletin for April 2015 Released

Posted on March 18, 2015

The Visa Bulletin for April 2015 has been released by the U.S. Department of State (DOS). Each month, the Department of State publishes priority dates for various employment based and family based ... Read More

Green Card Deemed a Better Solution than EAD for H-4 Visa Holders

Posted on March 12, 2015

Each year, the US government issues about 85,000 H-1B visas allowing foreign employees to work in the US temporarily. Until recently, spouses of those H-1B visa holders on H-4 visas were not allowed ... Read More

Preparing Supporting Documentation for H1-B “Specialty Occupation” Petition

Posted on March 12, 2015

As the H1-B season approaches, petitioners are gearing up towards filing for H1-B visa. New recruits who have a degree from an accredited college or university must demonstrate that the proposed ... Read More

DHS Announces Employment Authorization to H-4 Dependent Spouses

Posted on February 24, 2015

Last year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed a rule to extend employment authorization to spouses of certain H-1B workers. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)  issued a ... Read More

Visa Bulletin for March 2015 Released

Posted on February 23, 2015

The U.S. Department of State has released the Visa Bulletin for March 2015, which lists the cut-off dates for different immigration categories and resident countries. The visa bulletin informs ... Read More