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25May2020

Overturned: USCIS Policy for Client Contracts & SOWs Impacting H-1B for Consultants

Companies that provide IT staffing and consulting services will see less denials and longer H-1B approval periods after a lawsuit against USCIS was settled on May 20, 2020.

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22Apr2020

President Trump’s 60-Day Immigration Ban Has Zero Impact to Almost All Foreign Nationals in the U.S.

The Executive Order (EO) President Trump tweeted about on Monday has been signed.  As ILG predicted, the EO makes no impact to the vast majority of the foreign nationals in the U.S.

 

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21Apr2020

Trump's Tweet About Total Immigration Ban Likely Results in Minimal or No Impact

In a late night tweet yesterday, President Trump indicated he will be signing an Executive Order (EO) to “temporarily suspend immigration into the United States.” This tweet has ignited confusion and anxiety, but it will likely have little or no impact.

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14Apr2020

USCIS: Special Consideration Possible for Late Filings

USCIS issued a Press Release indicating it will consider applications/petitions for Extension Of Stay (EOS) and Change Of Status (COS) that are filed late due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Alerts
13Apr2020

USCIS: Delays in H1B Cap Receipts & Adjudication

USCIS today announced that receipt notice generation for H-1B cap-subject petitions will be delayed until at least May 1, 2020, due to the impacts of COVID-19.

Alerts
30Mar2020

H-1B Cap Lottery Completed

USCIS has concluded the random selection (lottery) process and informed attorneys of the result by updating the attorneys’ “MyUSCIS” accounts.

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23Mar2020

COVID-19 Related Immigration Updates

As COVID-19 continues to alter immigration procedures and policies, ILG bring you the below updates:

Alerts
20Mar2020

Immigration Compliance During COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 has led to employees working from home, and in turn, empty or near empty offices.

Alerts
18Mar2020

USCIS Updates: In-Person Services at USCIS Offices & Premium Processing for Cap-Cases

Today, March 18th, USCIS announced it is suspending all in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices and Application Support Centers (ASCs) to fight the spread of COVID-19. Details of this temporary closure:

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