Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced employers will have 30 days to achieve I-9 compliance with the Form I-9 requirements after the COVID-19 temporary flexibilities sunset on July 31, 2023. Continue Reading I-9 Alert! End of COVID-19 Flexibilities
It’s That Time of Year Again: Make Your Plans for the H-1B Lottery
At the start of each year, we kick off H-1B Cap Season by working with U.S. employers to prepare for registration in the upcoming lottery.
U.S. employers interested in sponsoring…Continue Reading It’s That Time of Year Again: Make Your Plans for the H-1B Lottery
ICE Extends Temporary COVID-19 Flexibility for Form I-9 through July 31, 2023
Today, ICE announced an extension of the temporary COVID-19 flexibilities for completion of the Form I-9, initially announced in March 2020 and extended multiple times throughout the pandemic. Due to…Continue Reading ICE Extends Temporary COVID-19 Flexibility for Form I-9 through July 31, 2023
USCIS Reveals FY 2023 H-1B Cap Registration Statistics
USCIS reports the FY 2023 H-1B cap electronic registration process yielded 483,927 H-1B registrations, an increase of approximately 57% compared with FY 2022 which saw 308,613 H-1B cap registrations. For…
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Alert! EB-5 Regional Center Program Reauthorization
After months of uncertainty, the EB-5 Regional Center Program will be revived through passage of the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022 as part of the overall Omnibus Spending…
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DHS Designation of Ukraine for TPS
In response to the ongoing attack on Ukraine, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today the designation of Ukraine for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, to…
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Alert! H-1B Cap Registration Period Opens March 1st!
USCIS announced the initial registration period for fiscal year 2023 H-1B cap will open at noon Eastern on March 1, 2022 and run through noon Eastern on March 18, 2022. …
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ALERT! Expedited EADs for Health Care Workers
USCIS issued new guidance today on expedited EADs for health care workers. Effective immediately, health care workers with pending Employment Authorization Document (EAD) renewal applications where the EAD expires in…
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EB-5 Alert: EB-5 Regional Center Program to Expire June 30
(Updated July 1, 2021)
The EB-5 Regional Center Program will expire at midnight tonight because Congress has not reached an agreement on reauthorization.
An attempt by Senators Chuck Grassley and…
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EB-5 Breaking News!
On June 22, 2021, Magistrate Judge Jaqueline Scott Corley from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that the EB-5 Modernization Final Rule was not lawfully…
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