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USCIS announced that it will resume premium processing service for all H-1B petitions starting Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
Starting Tuesday, February 19, 2019 USCIS will resume premium processing service for all H-1B petitions that were filed on or before December 21, 2018.
The Department of Homeland Security has officially announced changes to the H-1B cap lottery selection process effective April 1, 2019. However, the pre-registration process will not be implemented until the 2020 H-1B cap filing period.
In February, USCIS will accept employment-based adjustment applications from foreign nationals with a priority date that is earlier than the Final Action dates listed in the State Department's February Visa Bulletin.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has sent a final version of its H-1B cap registration rule to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), moving the highly anticipated regulation closer to completion.
Ellis Porter’s analysis of the most recently published Visa Bulletin from the Department of State
DOL expects to bring iCERT back online at 2:00 p.m. EST on January 7. When the system resumes operations, employers will once again be able to create, edit and file H-1B, H-1B1, and E-3 labor condition applications, H-2A/H-2B temporary labor certification applications and prevailing wage requests.
Canada’s legalization of marijuana has the potential to create serious travel issues for Canadian citizens seeking to enter the U.S., as well as U.S. citizens seeking to return to the U.S. following a trip to Canada.
USCIS announced that it will give its adjudicating officers expanded authority to deny immigration applications without issuing a Request for Evidence (RFE).
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court upheld the travel restrictions outlined in Travel Ban version 3.0.