Newsletter - October 2014

Newsletter - October 2014
October 17, 2014
Pre-Interview Consultation for L-1 Visa Applicants

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L-1 visa applications based on Blanket L-1 approvals are receiving higher levels of scrutiny than years past. (more)



USCIS’ New Stance on H-1B Cap Exemption


USCIS recently began adopting different position on three types of H-1B petitions that were consistently treated as cap exempt cases in the past. (more)



Big Moves in the November Visa Bulletin


As predicted, increased demand in the EB-2 India category has resulted in the retrogression of this cut-off date to hold usage within the fiscal year 2015 annual limit. (more)



H-1B Amendment for Worksite Changes


In a July 2014 decision by the Administrative Appeals Office, AAO explicitly overruled the October 2003 letter from Efren Hernandez III, Director, Business and Trade Branch, USCIS. (more)