Newsletter - May 2016

Newsletter - May 2016
May 11, 2016

Declarations Made in Previous Visa Applications Come Back to Haunt

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USCIS is now using information previously provided to other government agencies, sometimes many years ago, that contradict information provided in a petition pending with USCIS. (more)


DUI Arrests Lead to Revocation of Nonimmigrant Visas

The Department of State has disclosed that since November 5, 2015, consular officers have been instructed to revoke the visas of visa holders with a DUI arrest that occurred within the past five years, unless that arrest has already been addressed within the context of a visa application. (more)


L-1A Managers and Executive Targeted by Scam Letters

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) attorneys have reported suspicious letters being sent to L-1A employees (internationally transferred managers/executives).  (more)


USCIS Completes Data Entry of Fiscal Year 2017 H-1B Cap

USCIS announced on May 2, 2016, that it completed data entry of all H-1B cap cases selected by its computer-generated random process (lottery).  (more)