US Visa Immigration News and Updates - Part 36

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

Employment Authorization for H4 Visa Holders: FAQs

Posted on May 22, 2015

As the effective date for Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses final rule approaches, awaiting applicants may have some questions specific to filing for EAD. USCIS has compiled a ... Read More

H-1B Extension Premium Processing: Temporarily Suspended

Posted on May 21, 2015

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will be temporarily suspending premium processing for H-1B Extension of Stay petitions from May 26, 2015 until July 27, 2015. ... Read More

USCIS Hopes to Increase L-1B Visa Acceptance Rate with Release of Policy Memorandum

Posted on May 20, 2015

On March 24, 2015, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a policy memorandum discussing the “specialized knowledge” requirement for the L-1B visa category. The ... Read More

USCIS Proposes Immigration Relief Measures for Nepali Nationals

Posted on May 20, 2015

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has proposed various immigration relief initiatives for Nepali nationals from who were directly or indirectly affected by the deadly ... Read More

Visa Bulletin for June 2015 Released

Posted on May 15, 2015

The Visa Bulletin for June 2015 has been released. This month’s Visa Bulletin notifies of the waiting time for obtaining a Green Card through Employment-Based and Family-Sponsored preferences and ... Read More

USCIS Reminds Public to Submit Comments on Revised Form I-912

Posted on May 14, 2015

United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) reminds stakeholders to submit their comments regarding the revised Form I-912, Request for Fee Waiver, by May 18, 2015. USCIS will ... Read More