USCIS Announces Early Details on H-1B Cap Registration Jan10

USCIS Announces Early Details on H-1B Cap Registration

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has regarding the H-1B cap registration process for fiscal year (FY) 2021. The H-1B cap registration process will require employers seeking to file H-1B cap cases to first register online to enter the H-1B lottery. If an H-1B registration is selected by USCIS during the ...

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Up To Date Information About H-1B Cap For FY 2021 Jan16

Up To Date Information About H-1B Cap For FY 2021

Below, you will find the most up to date information about the H-1B Cap for FY 2021. Please check back for recurring updates. Last Updated: 01/16/2020 The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on January 9, 2020, that the Registration for H-1B CAP subject petitions will open on March 1...

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February 2020 Visa Bulletin Issued Jan24

February 2020 Visa Bulletin Issued

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its February 2020 Visa Bulletin. Most notably, there was no advancement for EB-1 China and India and EB-2 China. EB-1-Worldwide: China:                      Priority date of May 22, 2017 (No Advancement) India:                       ...

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Register for a Webinar on the H-1B Cap Registration Process Feb01

Register for a Webinar on the H-1B Cap Registration Process

You are invited to an online webinar on the H-1B Cap registration process on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 3:00 pm Pacific Time. The webinar will go for 45 minutes and we will allocate an additional 10 minutes for Q&A. ...

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DHS’s New Public Charge Rule to Take Effect on February 24, 2020 Feb07

DHS’s New Public Charge Rule to Take Effect on February 24, 2020

Starting on February 24, 2020, a regulation will take effect that broadens the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) authority to determine if a foreign national will become a public charge of the U.S. and expands the inquiry to nonimmigrants seeking an extension of status or change of status. Following a Supre...

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Federal District Judge Issues Permanent Injunction Regarding Unlawful Presence Rules for Students and Exchange Visitors Feb14

Federal District Judge Issues Permanent Injunction Regarding Unlawful Presence Rules for Students and Exchange Visitors

On February 6, 2020, a federal district court judge issued a permanent injunction that prohibits the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) from implementing a new policy that made it so F, J, and M nonimmigrant students and exchange visitors and their dependents would automatically begin to accrue unlawful presen...

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Preliminary Instructions for USCIS’s New H-1B Cap Registration System Feb21

Preliminary Instructions for USCIS’s New H-1B Cap Registration System

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) new online system for H-1B cap registration will soon be open. Prospective H-1B cap employers must take steps to set up an account in the USCIS system once the account creation function becomes available starting next week. This account creation must be complete before H...

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March 2020 Visa Bulletin Issued Feb21

March 2020 Visa Bulletin Issued

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its March 2020 Visa Bulletin. Most notably, there were significant retrogressions for EB-3 all chargeability areas except for China and India. EB-1-Worldwide: China:                      Priority date of June 1, 2017 (Advancement of 11 days) India...

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