Today, USCIS announced that it is implementing the registration process for the upcoming H-1B lottery.
New ways of scrutinizing immigration-related applications and petitions continue to sprout up. This article covers the new ways scrutiny has been applied over the past three months.
USCIS announced yesterday that it will require a $10 non-refundable fee for each H-1B registration submitted by petitioning employers, once it implements the electronic registration system.
Large multinational companies may petition USCIS for a Blanket L approval, which is an approval that the company and its specified foreign affiliates have the necessary qualifying relationship to transfer specialized knowledge and manager/executive employees in L-1 status.
The Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) provided an updated processing time chart on October 11, 2019 that provides information on the timeliness of processing appeals.
Today, three federal courts issued injunctions that temporarily block the Trump administration’s public charge rule.
On October 4, 2019, the White House issued a presidential proclamation that will bar new immigrant visa applicants (consular processing for green card) from the United States if they cannot show they will be able to purchase unsubsidized health insurance within 30 days of entry.
USCIS has announced proposed rules that would require petitioners seeking to file H-1B cap-subject petitions to pay a $10 fee for each beneficiary/case they register with USCIS.
The first overhaul of the EB-5 program since 1993 will take effect on November 21, 2019.