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Green and Spiegel LLP
Good News For Vietnam EB-5 / EB-1 Worldwide: USCIS Will Allow For Early Employment-Based Adjustment Of Status Applications In October
Green and Spiegel LLP
On September 6, 2018, the Trump Administration announced plans to investigate employers using the H-2B program
Green and Spiegel LLP
On September 8, Green and Spiegel's EB-5 Section Head Matthew Galati presented at EB-5 Investors Magazine's Fall 2018 Ho Chi Minh City Conference.
Littler Mendelson
In recent weeks, several notable policy changes have taken place concerning the adjudication of immigration petitions by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Mintz
In this five-part series, we highlight three important USCIS policy changes and provide eight best practice tips in light of the ever-tightening U.S. immigration environment.
Morgan Lewis
In the October 2018 visa bulletin issued by the US Department of State, EB-1 remains backlogged for all countries of chargeability, and EB-2 and EB-3 are once again current for worldwide allotment.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Consistent with our advisory from late August, as of today, September 11, 2018, USCIS will no longer accept Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions unless said Petitions are:
Mintz
In this five-part series, we highlight three important USCIS policy changes and provide eight best practice tips in light of the ever-tightening U.S. immigration environment.
Mayer Brown
After eight years as a presidential appointee in the Obama administration, Lisa Pino is tackling immigration change from Washington at Mayer Brown.
Fakhoury Law Group
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on August 28, 2018, that it is extending the previously announced temporary suspension of premium processing for cap-subject H-1B petitions
Fakhoury Law Group
USCIS is accepting comments on the policy guidance update until September 9, 2018.
Womble Bond Dickinson
The H-1B visa category is reserved for those foreign national workers filling specialty occupations.
Dentons
For the first time, the Immigration Office reduced the times for the initial delivery and renewals of residency cards, better known as Immigration Identity Document for Foreigners (DIMEX for its Spanish acronym).
Green and Spiegel LLP
The premium processing fee is paid in addition to the base filing fee.
Mintz
On August 31, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a final rule increasing the premium processing filing fee for all eligible applications postmarked on or after October 1, 2018.
Mintz
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) conducts site visits at the offices of employers who petitioned or are petitioning for temporary work visas on behalf of their employees.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that the fees charged by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for premium processing of certain visa petitions...
Mayer Brown
Mayer Brown's Global Directions is a summary of recent immigration and mobility trends arising in key jurisdictions around the globe.
Mayer Brown
Mayer Brown's Global Directions is a summary of recent immigration and mobility trends arising in key jurisdictions around the globe.
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Green and Spiegel LLP
USCIS announced today that its suspension of Premium Processing for Fiscal Year 2019 H-1B Cap Petitions will be extended through at least February 19, 2019.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Effective September 11, 2018, USCIS will suspend Premium Processing for all H-1B petitions filed at the Vermont and California Service Centers until February 19, 2019 (excluding filings by cap-exempt employers)
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services (USCIS) Announced The Extension Of Its Suspension Of Premium Processing For All H-1B Cases Subject To The Annual Quota (Also Known As "Cap Cases") For Fiscal Year 2019.
Pryor Cashman LLP
On August 28, 2018, USCIS announced that the suspension of Premium Processing for H-1B Cap Petitions will extend beyond September 10, 2018 and will last until February 19, 2019.
Mayer Brown
In light of recent news regarding data breaches affecting Facebook users, data-mining apps are not the only entities monitoring social media use these days.
Fakhoury Law Group
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on August 28, 2018, that it is extending the previously announced temporary suspension of premium processing for cap-subject H-1B petitions
Green and Spiegel LLP
On June 8, author David Bier of the Cato Institute published a sobering analysis of the employment-based Green Card backlogs for India-born beneficiaries:
Green and Spiegel LLP
USCIS Requests for Evidence (RFEs) for H-1B petitions have increased by more than 45% this year compared to the same timeframe in 2016, Reuters reports.
Foley Hoag LLP
International students studying in the U.S. (typically in F-1 nonimmigrant status) must comply with many federal regulations while studying and working in the U.S. Much of their information is coordinated ...
Green and Spiegel LLP
On August 1, 2018, the Knowledgeable Innovators and Worthy Investors Act, or the KIWI Act, having already passed both the US House of Representatives and the Senate, was signed by the president and became law.
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