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U.S. Judge Blocks Public Charge Rule Against Green Card Applicants Nationwide

Posted on November 03, 2020

A U.S. District judge in Illinois has completely rejected the Public Charge rule that denies permanent residency to immigrants who might need public assistance in the form of food stamps, and housing ... Read More

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

The Option Of B1 Visa In Lieu Of H1-B To Be Rescinded – Will Impact 6000 Indian Skilled Workers

Posted on October 22, 2020

According to a new proposal filed in the Federal Register, the US State Department plans to eliminate the option of issuing a B1 business visa in lieu of H1-B visa.  Commonly known as BILOH, ... Read More

Premium Processing Fees Goes Up By $1,060 Starting Today

Posted on October 19, 2020

Effective today, October 19, 2020 USCIS has increased the fee for premium processing from $1,440 to $2,500 for all non-immigrant work visa filings including H1-B visas.  Petitioners seeking ... Read More

U.S. Green Card Applicants: Refile Form I-944, Declaration of Self Sufficiency After October 13, 2020 To Avoid Denial

Posted on October 13, 2020

After a court order from September 11, 2020 reinstating the Public Charge rule, USCIS allows DHS to evaluate green card petitioners before they can be eligible for US permanent residency. However, a ... 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