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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
DHS's Fall 2017 regulatory agenda proposed "comprehensive reform" to practical training programs, which allow foreign students to obtain paid work after graduation
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
DHS has announced that it has finalized the previously proposed rule governing the H-1B lottery. The final rule was published in the Federal Register on January 31, 2019.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On January 28, 2019, E-Verify resumed operations after being offline for more than a month due to the government shutdown.
Fakhoury Law Group
The Department of Homeland Security has published a final rule amending regulations governing H-1B cap-subject petitions
Fakhoury Law Group
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has just announced that it will resume premium processing for H-1B cap petitions for fiscal year 2019 on Monday, January 28.
Fakhoury Law Group
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Department of State, have announced the list of countries whose nationals are eligible to participate in the H-2A and H-2B visa programs in 2019.
Mayer Brown
The Trump administration has made immigration enforcement an important priority of the federal government.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is expected to advance its plan to rescind the H-4 employment authorization document (EAD
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
During the government shutdown, lasting from December 22, 2018 through January 25, 2019, employers were required to complete and retain Form I-9, Eligibility Employment Verification, for each individual hired...
Duane Morris LLP
The Department of Homeland Security announced the suspension of the requirement to use the online H-1B cap registration system until the FY 2021 filing period, as the system is still being developed and tested.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
A year ago, we blogged about the changes we saw coming in 2018 for U.S. employers and their employees under the April 2017 Buy American / Hire American executive order.
Foley & Lardner
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a new rule on January 31, 2019 that makes significant changes to the way in which DHS will administer the annual H-1B
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The United States Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") issued a press release on January 30, 2019, announcing revisions to the H1-B visa program ...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
The Global Talent Stream is a two-year pilot program of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) ...
Foley Hoag LLP
As U.S. employers begin to prepare for the upcoming H-1B cap season, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) ...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
This is not the first time that a fake university created by ICE has come to public attention.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On January 30, 2019, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a final rule to amend the H-1B lottery process.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On January 31, 2019 DHS published the final rule for the electronic pre-registration of H-1B cap petitions and changed the order of selection of filings.
Mayer Brown
The Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") has posted a final rule regarding the H-1B cap selection process.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On January 31, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its H-1B registration rule in the Federal Register,
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Fakhoury Law Group
December 17, 2018 UPDATE: Congressional negotiations on federal spending for the remainder of FY 2019 remain very active.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery Registration for 2019 opens Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Entries must be submitted electronically between noon on October 3, 2018, EDT, and noon on November 7, 2018, EST.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will accept new H-1B petitions subject to the annual quota for fiscal year 2020 (FY 2020) starting April 1, 2019.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
As mentioned in our December Visa Bulletin post, the employment-based first preference (EB-1) category remains backlogged for all countries.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
There may be a partial government shutdown if Congress cannot come to an agreement on a spending bill before midnight on December 21, 2018.
Dentons
Time appears to be almost up for more than 100,000 foreign citizens working in the United States under an Obama-era special authorization for spouses of foreign workers here on the H-1B visa.
Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP
In this regard, please stay tuned for additional developments as they roll out prior to the April 1, 2019 filing day for H-1B cap-subject nonimmigrant petitions.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On December 6, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reached the statutory numerical limit or "cap" on the number of petitions for temporary nonagricultural workers...
Morgan Lewis
In the January 2019 visa bulletin issued by the US Department of State, EB-1 remains backlogged for all country allotments, advancing by only two-and-a-half to three months.
Ruchelman PLLC
Not all is exciting when a foreign student gets a job offer from a U.S. employer under the Summer Work Travel Program administered by the U.S. Department of State
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