Suspension of Routine Visa Services at U.S. Embassies and Consulates
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) is at all U.S. embassies and consulates. All routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments have been cancelled as of March 20, 2020.
During this period, embassies and consulates will continue to process a limited number of visa applications on a...
USCIS: Flexibility for Requests for Evidence (RFEs) and Notices of Intent to Deny (NOIDs)
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced that it will be adopting a measure to assist applicants and petitioners who are responding to Requests for Evidence (RFEs) and Notices of Intent to Deny (NOIDs) dated between March 1 and May 1, 2020.
USCIS Reaches FY 2021 H-1B Cap Numerical Allocations
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) received enough electronic registrations to reach the fiscal year (FY) 2021 H-1B cap numerical allocations. USCIS has randomly selected from among the registrations that were properly submitted and intends to notify petitioners with selected registrations no later than Ma...
USCIS: FY 2021 H-1B Cap Petitions May Be Filed Beginning April 1
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that fiscal year (FY) 2021 H-1B cap-subject petitions may now be filed with USCIS if based on a valid selected registration.
USCIS states that nearly 275,000 unique registrations were submitted during the initial registration period, which is a 37% increase f...