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DHS Increases H-2B Cap For FY 2019 By 30,000 Additional Visas
A temporary rule jointly issued by the Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Labor (DOL), effective May 8, 2019, increases the H-2B cap for fiscal year ...
United States
31 May 2019
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USCIS Clarifies Period Of Authorized Stay For P-1S Essential Support Personnel Of Individual Athletes
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its Adjudicators Field Manual to emphasize that, under current regulations, the periods ...
United States
31 May 2019
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USCIS Announces FY 2020 H-1B Cap Season Start, Updates, And Changes
On March 19, 2019, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the start of the fiscal year (FY) 2020 H-1B cap season.
United States
23 Apr 2019
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April Visa Bulletin Notes Movement In Many Employment-Based Categories
The Department of State's Visa Bulletin for April 2019 notes that Final Action Date movement in many employment-based preference categories continues to be greater than might ordinarily be expected.
United States
23 Apr 2019
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H-2B Cap Reached For FY 2019
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has received enough petitions to meet the congressionally mandated H-2B cap for the second half of fiscal year (FY) 2019.
United States
20 Mar 2019
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March Visa Bulletin Shows Progress
The Department of State (DOS) has released the Visa Bulletin for March 2019, showing modest progress for EB-1 for all chargeability areas as well as EB-2 for China and India ...
United States
20 Mar 2019
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USCIS Now Accepting Copies Of Negative P Visa Consultations Directly From Labor Unions
USCIS said that effective February 8, 2019, the agency has begun accepting copies of negative consultation letters directly from labor unions relating to current or future P nonimmigrant visa petitions.
United States
4 Mar 2019
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DHS Prioritizes U.S. Advanced Degrees In H-1B Final Rule; Electronic Registration Requirement Postponed
The Department of Homeland Security has published a final rule amending regulations governing H-1B cap-subject petitions
United States
14 Feb 2019
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USCIS To Resume H-1B Cap Premium Processing
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has just announced that it will resume premium processing for H-1B cap petitions for fiscal year 2019 on Monday, January 28.
United States
13 Feb 2019
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USCIS Announces Countries Eligible For H-2A And H-2B Visa Programs
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Department of State, have announced the list of countries whose nationals are eligible to participate in the H-2A and H-2B visa programs in 2019.
United States
13 Feb 2019
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10 H-1B Tips For Employers
Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL) attorneys recommend that employers assess their need for H-1B employees and begin working on their H-1B petitions now.
United States
28 Jan 2019
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U.S. Alert – January Visa Bulletin Shows Significant Progress In EB-1, EB-3, And Other Workers India
The Department of State's Visa Bulletin for January 2019 shows significant progress in the EB-1 category for all chargeability areas, as well as in the EB-3 and Other Workers India categories.
United States
18 Jan 2019
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The U.S. Continues To ACCELERATE China's Growth As A Technological Super Power
Recent media reports indicate the U.S. is quickly losing its place as the top destination for global talent.
United States
18 Jan 2019
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U.S. Alert – How Will The Government SHUTDOWN Effect Immigration?
December 17, 2018 UPDATE: Congressional negotiations on federal spending for the remainder of FY 2019 remain very active.
United States
28 Dec 2018
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U.S. Alert – DOL OIG Finds ETA's Lack Of Key Controls Over H-2B Process Jeopardizes Businesses
The Department of Labor's Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently found that the Employment and Training Administration's (ETA) lack of controls over the H-2B applications process has jeopardized businesses that depend on H-2B workers.
United States
13 Nov 2018
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U.S. Alert – President Trump Signs ‘KIWI Act' With New Zealand On Nonimmigrant Treaty Traders/Investors
President Trump Signs ‘KIWI Act' With New Zealand on Nonimmigrant Treaty Traders/Investors.
United States
31 Oct 2018
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U.S. Alert – USCIS Now Accepting Copies Of Negative O Visa Consultations Directly From Labor Unions
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has begun accepting copies of negative consultation letters directly from labor unions relating to a current or future O nonimmigrant visa petition request.
United States
26 Sep 2018
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U.S. Alert – Final Rule Eliminating Nonimmigrant Visa Exemption (Video)
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a final rule on July 6, 2018
United States
1 Aug 2018
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U.S. Alert – USCIS Recalls 800 Incorrectly Printed Employment Authorization Documents (Video)
On June 21, 2018, (USCIS began recalled approximately 800 employment authorization documents (EADs
United States
6 Jul 2018
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Lottery Has Begun For Increased H-2B Petitions (Video)
Premium processing service for accepted petitions will begin on that receipt date, USCIS said.
United States
2 Jul 2018
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