USCIS will accept cap-subject H-1B petitions for FY 2016 on April 1, 2015

Posted on November 09, 2014

Many of you have been waiting for the opening of the H-1 B visa filing dates, for the FY 2016. Your wait is finally over! USCIS will start accepting H-1 B visa petition from Wednesday, Apr 1, ... Read More

USCIS Publishes Updated EB-5 Processing Time Information

Posted on November 07, 2014

USCIS released an update about EB-5 visa Processing Report that reflects an average processing time for the Immigrant Investor Program Office as of August 31, 2014. If you are not an US resident ... Read More

USCIS May Consider Going Online With Its Immigration Forms To Avoid Backlogs

Posted on October 23, 2014

A San Francisco based company, FileRight, is lobbying with Obama administration to digitize the immigration process making immigration forms easier to fill out with a new online system. The United ... Read More

EB-2 India: Retrogression Imminent

Posted on October 16, 2014

EB-2 is a second preference, immigrant visa for the United States employment-based permanent residency.  As anticipated in the section D of the Visa Bulletin for November 2014, there is bad news for ... Read More

EB-3 Dates Advances For People From Indian Origin

Posted on October 15, 2014

U.S. Department of State Visa Bulletin for October 2014 grants advancement for EB-3 category. The EB-2 priority date is still 05/01/09 for India. EB-1, EB-4 and EB-5 also continue to remain ... Read More

Report on Diversity: U.S. Immigrant Population Record Hits 41.3 Million People

Posted on October 14, 2014

According to a recently released report, the overall immigrant population (referred to as the foreign-born) in the USA has reached a record 41.3 million, the highest rate in 93 years. This means 13.1 ... Read More

Second Biometric Appointment Notice: Appointment Bug in Visa Application System

Posted on October 07, 2014

USCIS: Some Biometric Appointment Notices Issued in Error If you are wondering why you received second biometric appointment (Form I-797C) at the Application Support Center (ASC) even though you ... Read More