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Proposal To Replace H1-B Lottery Selection Process With Wage-Based Selection By March 2021

Posted on October 30, 2020

The Department of Homeland Security has announced a Notice for Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) that would change the way H1-B petitioners will be selected. The new system will be based on wage levels and ... Read More

November 2020 Visa Bulletin: Priority Dates Continue Advancing For India, China

Posted on October 29, 2020

The November 2020 visa bulletin has been delayed by more than a couple of weeks but when it finally came, everyone breathed a sigh of relief on seeing the forward movement for most final action ... Read More

Higher Wages, Specialty Occupation, Client-Site Placements: New Rules For H1-B Visa Announced

Posted on October 08, 2020

In a continuing effort to stem the import and growth of foreign workers within the US labor market, the US government branches of the Department of Labor (DOL) together with the Department of Homeland ... Read More

Premium Processing Fees Increased, Scope Widened To Include H4 EAD Applications

Posted on October 06, 2020

A new bill signed into effect has allowed USCIS to exponentially increase the fee charged for premium processing. The cost for premium processing for eligible immigration applicants will rise ... Read More

RFE Data For 2020: Top 5 Reasons Why You Got An RFE

Posted on September 24, 2020

As the FY 2020 culminates at the end of September and October starts the new fiscal year 2021, so does the season for Request For Evidence (RFE). Recent data issued by USCIS indicate that the RFE ... Read More

Covid-19: Remote Working Norms For H1-B Visa Holders – What You Should Know For FY 2021

Posted on September 02, 2020

As the Covid-19 lockdown continues in majority of the US states, working from home continues to be the norm in most workplaces. This is also true for employers that employ foreign skilled workers. ... Read More

September 2020 Visa Bulletin: Cut Off Dates Maintain Status Quo

Posted on August 21, 2020

After August 2020’s release of the visa bulletin, there was much anticipation for the September 2020 visa bulletin. Having seen a significant jump in cut-off dates, petitioners in the employment based ... Read More