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January 2021 Visa Bulletin: Employment-based Categories Advance

Posted on December 23, 2020

Petitioners from India and China have something to celebrate in the new year, 2021 as the January visa bulletin indicates some advancements in all employment-based categories. While the Q4 2020 had ... Read More

A Second Stimulus Check For H1-Bs & Green Card Holders – New Check Amount And Date of Issue

Posted on December 17, 2020

Once Covid was declared a pandemic, and unemployment in the U.S. had shot through the roof, some economic assistance from the U.S. government in the form of a stimulus check was hugely welcomed by ... Read More

S.386: Act To Eliminate Per Country Cap For US Green Card – Passed The Senate Vote

Posted on December 03, 2020

UPDATE: The US Senate has voted in favor of the S.386 The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act that will fast track green cards for scores of Indians stuck in a backlog. The HR 1044, ... Read More

US Courts Rules Against Wage-Level Hike For H1-Bs, Lottery 2021 To Go On As Planned

Posted on December 02, 2020

In a much-anticipated judgement, a US District Court in Northern District of California has ordered to set aside the DOL ruling regarding higher wage requirements for H1-B visa ... Read More

USCIS Site-Visits: Officers Visiting H-1B Workers’ Homes During Pandemic

Posted on November 30, 2020

With the Covid-19 pandemic in full swing, and a national emergency declared in the U.S. by March 2020, most workers have been working remotely, from home ever since. This includes foreign workers on ... Read More

December 2020 Visa Bulletin: EB-3 India Retrogresses, FB-2A Current

Posted on November 24, 2020

The U.S. State department released its third visa bulletin for FY2021 but the last one this year. While the first two started with a bang and had a lot of forward movement for the employment based ... Read More

How To Downgrade From EB-2 To EB-3: Step-By-Step Guide

Posted on November 11, 2020

As everyone awaits the last visa bulletin for this year, excitement is still high from the last two visa bulletins released by USCIS.  Both October’s and November’s visa bulletins had a significant ... Read More