Effective Dec. 12, 2022, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) updated the USCIS Policy Manual to allow USCIS to automatically extend the validity of Permanent Resident Cards (a/ka/a Green Cards)Continue Reading USCIS announces automatic extension of Permanent Resident Cards (“Green Cards”) for Naturalization Applicants
Yesterday afternoon USCIS announced that the second round of the H-1B cap-subject lottery just recently announced is now complete.
All prospective petitioners from this round of selection have been notified…Continue Reading Second H-1B Lottery selection round is now complete
Health care employers in many areas of the U.S. continue to have difficulty recruiting physicians to meet patient needs.
One option that may be useful to health care employers when…Continue Reading J-1 Waivered Physicians: Meeting Patient Needs
In an announcement on July 27th, USCIS determined that not enough H-1B petition filings were submitted during the initial filing period from April 1, 2023 through June 30, 2023. USCIS…Continue Reading Alert – Second Lottery on FY 2024 Cap H-1Bs
On July 21, 2023, DHS announced a new edition of Form I-9 along with a new rule permitting certain employers to conduct remote inspection of the documents used in the…Continue Reading I-9 Alert! New Form I-9 and New Remote Verification Procedure for E-Verify Employers
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
Today, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the number of FY2024 Cap H-1B Registrations received, with approximately 781,000 total. Of those registrations, 758,994 were found to be eligible…Continue Reading Alert – USCIS Announces FY2024 H-1B Registration Numbers
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has officially announced the FY2024 H-1B Cap Registration dates. Below is a summary of some information that you should know:
- This year’s initial registration period
On January 24, 2023 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced another extension of certain COVID-19-related flexibilities, now through March 23, 2023.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) originally implemented…Continue Reading USCIS extends immigration related due dates for the FINAL time through 03/23/2023
On January 12, 2023 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced the implementation of the final phase of the premium processing expansion for Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers…Continue Reading Multinational executives and managers and applicants for National Interest Waivers can now apply for green cards on an expedited basis – E13 and E21I-140 Petitions may now be premium processed!
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