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USCIS Processing Times Now Available

Posted on June 19, 2015

The processing times for certain benefits processed at the International Operations Division headquarters have been published. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began releasing these ... Read More

DHS Proposes Extension of Work Authorization Period for F1 Visa Students

Posted on June 18, 2015

The Barack Obama administration is continuing its efforts to provide additional benefits and work permits to legal residents of United States. Close behind the new rule of granting work permits to H-4 ... Read More

DHS Has Officially Begun Accepting EAD Applications from H4 Applicants

Posted on June 05, 2015

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officially began accepting H-4 visa holders’ applications for employment authorization as per the new rule allowing H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B ... Read More

USCIS Bans 13 US Companies from Applying for H-1B Visas

Posted on June 04, 2015

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a list of thirteen US companies that have been debarred from applying for H-1B applicants for a certain period. These companies are ... Read More

Civil Lawsuit Filed Against USCIS for Delay in Adjudication of EAD Applications

Posted on June 02, 2015

On May 22, 2015, the American Immigration Council, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP), filed a nationwide civil action lawsuit on behalf of three immigrants and two immigration service ... Read More

EAD for H4 Applicants: Revised Form I-765 Now Available

Posted on May 27, 2015

Revised Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, is now available. USCIS recently published the revised Form I-765 with an edition date of 02/13/15. Changes made to Form I-765 include the ... 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