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USCIS Reaches H-1B Visa Cap of 65,000 for Fiscal Year 2016

Posted on April 08, 2015

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it has reached the statutory H-1B cap of 65,000 for fiscal year (FY) 2016 within the first week of the filing period ... Read More

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

Form I-90 Now Available in the USCIS Electronic Immigration System (USCIS ELIS)

Posted on April 03, 2015

On March 30, 2015, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a notice that Form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card, is now available in the USCIS Electronic ... Read More

L-1B Visa Petition Denial Rates Soar for Highly Skilled Professionals

Posted on March 31, 2015

The National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP), a non-profit, non-partisan public policy research organization focusing on trade, immigration, and related issues, filed a Freedom of Information ... Read More

Some I-130 Petition Cases Transferred within US Service Center Operations

Posted on March 31, 2015

On March 26, 2015, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced two operational changes to balance its overall workload. On March 27, 2015, USCIS began transferring some ... 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

USCIS Will Begin Accepting H-1B Visa Petitions for Fiscal Year 2016 on April 1, 2015

Posted on March 19, 2015

United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting H-1B petitions for fiscal year 2016 beginning Wednesday, April 1, 2015. The H-1B visa program allows US businesses to ... Read More