Newsletter - October 2010

Newsletter - October 2010
October 1, 2010
Changing Lanes: Moving From EB-3 Into The Less Congested EB-2 Lane
Each month, the Visa Bulletin continues to reveal a significant difference between the cut-off date for permanent resident applicants in the EB-2 and EB-3 category. Those waiting in the slower EB-3 lane are left to ask: Can I move into the EB-2 lane?(more)

More Data Pointing To Increase In Government Enforcement Activities
The Bureau of National Affairs recently reported that penalties from worksite enforcement inspections increased five-fold in fiscal year 2010 (October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010). (more)

Fiscal Year 2011 H-1B Cap Count Update
As of October 8, 2010, USCIS has received the following number of H-1Bs that count against the annual H-1B cap: (more)

Social Networking Sites And Their Use By FDNS
A "For Official Use Only" USCIS memo on social networking sites and their importance to the Office of Fraud Detection and National Security (FDNS) was recently released. (more)

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