Newsletter - May 2011

Newsletter - May 2011
May 2, 2011
Export Control License: End-Client is Responsible
As previously reported, the current form I-129 requires H-1B, L-1 and O-1 petitioners to verify whether export control license is required before the petitioner may provide access to controlled technology or technical data to foreign persons in the U.S.(more)

Department of State Has Expanded Authority to Revoke Visas
A new rule went into effect on April 27th giving consular officers authority to revoke a visa subsequent to issuance of the visa. Consular officers may now revoke a visa even when the visa holder is already in the US. Foreign travelers in the US whose visa has been revoked may be deported by the government. There is no judicial review of the decision to revoke a visa. (more)

FY2012 H-1B Cap Count After The First Month
As of April 29, 2011, USCIS has received the following number of H-1Bs that count against the annual H-1B cap: (more)

DHS Eliminates List of Countries Subject to Special Registration Requirements
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently removed all countries from inclusion in the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS) program. (more)

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