Newsletter - May 2014

Newsletter - May 2014
May 20, 2014
June 2014 Visa Bulletin & Predictions on Priority Date Movement for Remainder of FY2014

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As predicted, the employment-based third preference (EB-3) and family-based second preference (FB-2A) cutoff date for all countries will move backwards (retrogress) in June. (more)



Non-Immigrant Options Other Than H-1B


Now that the H-1B cap case selection process has concluded, can companies still hire foreign national candidates who aren’t already in H-1B status?  (more)



Travel Advisory for Foreign Students with a Pending H-1B Change of Status Petition

F-1 students planning to travel broad after their H-1B petitions have been filed with USCIS should be aware of the following: (more)



Got Employees in L-1 or J-1 Status?  Be Prepared for a Site Visit

Just like employers of H-1B and R-1 (religious) workers experienced earlier, employers of L-1 intra-company transferees and J-1 exchange visitors can now expect similar site visits. (more)