Premium Processing Breaking News Oct02

Premium Processing Breaking News

On September 30, 2020 the President signed H.R. 8337, the Continuing Appropriations Act 2021 and Other Extensions Act, part of which seeks to address USCIS’s budget shortfall. Part of the act addresses Premium Processing fees.  Note that while the law takes effect immediately, the increased fees and expanded availability of premiu...

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Diversity Visa Lottery Registration for FY 2022 Oct02

Diversity Visa Lottery Registration for FY 2022

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) will begin accepting online registrations for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Diversity Visa lottery beginning on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at noon Eastern and ending on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at noon Eastern. The Diversity Visa lottery program for FY 2022 will make up to 55,000 green card numbers...

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U.S. District Court Strikes Down H-1B Visa Restrictions Dec02

U.S. District Court Strikes Down H-1B Visa Restrictions

A federal judge threw out two rules by the Trump administration that limited the number of visas that are made available to skilled foreign workers. The Tuesday  from U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White, dismisses changes the administration announced in October 2020 to the H-1B visa program, which included salary requirements on f...

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