Filing an Amended H-1B Petition Due to Worksite Changes

USCIS Administrative Appeals Office’s (AAO) recent ruling in the Matter of Simeio Solutions, LLC has important implications for employers with H-1B status workers. In the past, our firm has recommended filing an amended petition if there are substantive changes in the conditions of employment of an H-1B holder. However, whether a c...

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Change in Annotation on L-1 Visa Stamp

We have noticed a recent change in the annotation on L-1 visa stamps issued by the U.S. Department of State. Previously, all L-1 visa stamps including L-1A, L-1B and L Blanket included an annotation that said: “must present Approved I-797 or I-129S at POE”. However, the new L-1 visa stamps appear to differentiate between those fo...

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