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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Prior to submitting petitions for H-1B visas, employers first will be required to register electronically with USCIS during a designated registration period.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Anticipated changes to immigration regulations could have significant impact in the employment context. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in its fall 2018 regulatory agenda...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Each year, employers and their foreign national employees seeking an initial grant of H-1B status may file petitions with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS")...
Pryor Cashman LLP
December and January are among the busiest travel times of the year, and a time when many foreign nationals and their families take the opportunity to return home for the holidays.
Morgan Lewis
A registration program proposed by US Citizenship and Immigration Services would eliminate the need for paper filings prior to the lottery process for cap-subject H-1B petitions.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On November 29, 2018, U.S. Immigration and Citizenship Services (USCIS) announced the publication of a policy memorandum dated November 15, 2018 ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On December 3, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) introduced a new plan that would require employers to pre-register all potential H-1B candidates for selection in the H-1B lottery.
Foley Hoag LLP
On Monday, December 3, 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published in the federal register a proposed new rule ...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In a proposed rule published in today's Federal Register, the USCIS is resurrecting and modifying a previous proposal from 2011 to implement an electronic pre-registration system for H-1B cap petitions.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On Monday, Dec. 3, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a proposed regulatory rule to establish an electronic registration program for petitions subject to the annual H-1B lottery.
Dentons
Following President Trump's "Buy American and Hire American" executive order issued back on April 18, 2017, a long-awaited new rule has been proposed by the Department of Homeland Security ...
Holland & Knight
H-1B visas are arguably the most common U.S. work visa applicable to all industries.
Pryor Cashman LLP
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has proposed a plan to require employers to pre-register for the H-1B cap selection system
Osha Liang LLP
The United States Supreme Court decision in TC Heartland, LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands, LLC, 137 S. Ct. 1514 (2017) (8-0 decision) (hereinafter "TC Heartland") upended 30 years of patent venue law
Dentons
The rules regarding qualifying employment abroad, required for an L-1 intracompany transfer visa, are clarified, if not changed, in a new US Citizenship and Immigration Services policy memorandum.
Dentons
As law firms and clients increasingly go global, attorneys are likewise finding that their practices are not constrained by borders. However, in today's environment, the act of crossing the border can by itself create some unexpected ethical issues.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
As mentioned in our December Visa Bulletin post, the employment-based first preference (EB-1) category remains backlogged for all countries.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On November 16, 2018, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director L. Francis Cissna suggested that USCIS will discontinue its policy of denying certain pending I-131.
Bowditch & Dewey
On August 9, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released a policy memorandum altering the longstanding treatment of "unlawful presence" for students holding F, J or M visas ("international students").
Morgan Lewis
With immediate effect, the Ministry of External Affairs of India has issued a requirement that Indian nationals with non–"Emigration Check Required"
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Proskauer Rose LLP
The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery Registration for 2019 opens Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Entries must be submitted electronically between noon on October 3, 2018, EDT, and noon on November 7, 2018, EST.
Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP
In this regard, please stay tuned for additional developments as they roll out prior to the April 1, 2019 filing day for H-1B cap-subject nonimmigrant petitions.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Opening a new restaurant can mean opening the door for potential labor and employment legal risks.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will accept new H-1B petitions subject to the annual quota for fiscal year 2020 (FY 2020) starting April 1, 2019.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The Department of State has announced the opening of the registration period for the 2020 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
As mentioned in our December Visa Bulletin post, the employment-based first preference (EB-1) category remains backlogged for all countries.
Immigration.ca
November 9, 2018 - Quebec has introduced new rules for its popular business immigration programs. Read about the new Entrepreneur and Self-employed programs.
Bowditch & Dewey
On August 9, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released a policy memorandum altering the longstanding treatment of "unlawful presence" for students holding F, J or M visas ("international students").
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: Employers need to identify as soon as possible any current employees and employment candidates who may require H-1B work permit sponsorship before October 1, 2020 ...
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