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May 11, 2018 - Ontario immigration officials have conducted a new draw aimed at Skilled Trades candidates, the 12th of 2018 under the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program stream. The draw saw 48 candidates issued Notifications of Interest under the province's Express Entry Skilled Trades stream, bringing the total for 2018 to 652.
Immigration.ca
May 11, 2018 - British Columbia immigration officials conducted a new draw under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program inviting 34 candidates to apply under the province's technology-only stream.
Littler Mendelson
The U.S. Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security have partnered to establish a framework to efficiently manage and maintain information sharing to better detect...
Green and Spiegel LLP
On May 15, 2018, approximately one-month after completing its selections, USCIS announced that it has finished its data entry for all H-1B Cap Petitions selected in the Fiscal Year 2019 Lottery.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On May 10, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy memorandum changing the way the agency will calculate the accrual of unlawful presence for students ...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
In order to uphold the "integrity of our nation's immigration system," on October 1, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began to phase-in a mandate ...
Mayer Brown
An article in Law360 outlines the key items addressed in the Trump administration's spring 2018 regulatory agenda, which was made available to the public in early May 2018.
Mayer Brown
Last week, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) took another step in the overall DHS effort to reduce the rate of overstays with a focus on the student and exchange visitor populations.
Green and Spiegel LLP
On May 11, 2018, USCIS announced a stunning and unexpected reversal of decades of immigration policy, stating via a Draft Policy Memorandum that the agency will start counting unlawful presence from the date of a visa violation occurs rather than the date the agency decided that a violation occurred.
Littler Mendelson
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently made subtle changes to its eligibility definitions for companies seeking to employ STEM OPT F-1 visa holders.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) launched a modernized version of E-Verify on April 23, 2018. The changes are a result of feedback from E-Verify users ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
From April 30, 2018 to October 31, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) California Service Center ...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
As explained below, we advise that a company may not have STEM OPT individuals at its work site unless it is a direct employer that is part of the e-Verify program.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Employers continue to face the challenge of identifying talent that meets the current and future needs of the service economy—workers who have a diverse skill set ...
Foley Hoag LLP
As reported on April 6, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) received more H-1B cap petitions than the statutory available visas for both the general cap of 65,000 available...
Green and Spiegel LLP
Congress created the H-2B program in 1986 with the passage of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA).
Fakhoury Law Group
Employers placing an H-1B employee at a third-party worksite must establish that the employee will be employed in a specialty occupation and that the employer will maintain an employer-employee relationship.
WilmerHale
Some interesting links we found across the web this week:
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Temporary Protected Status ("TPS") has been available for citizens of El Salvador who have been physically present and residing in the United States since February 13, 2001.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Under the auspices of BAHA, the U.S. immigration landscape has seen many changes in rules, policies, and operations in the past year.
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Fisher Phillips LLP
Were you one of the lucky few to "win" one of the 85,000 H-1B visa numbers in this year's random selection process held by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) lottery?
Foley Hoag LLP
Today, April 6, 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced that it has received more H-1B cap ...
Pryor Cashman LLP
USCIS begins the lottery by implementing the random selection process to the master's cap first.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Processing times for the EB-1C immigrant visa classification vary greatly between service centers at present.
Morgan Lewis
Final Action dates for China and India EB-1 categories will retrogress, while EB-2 China and EB-3 India will advance.
Morgan Lewis
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on March 20 that it will suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions that are subject to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 numerical cap.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced today that it has received enough H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 petitions for fiscal year (FY) 2019.
Green and Spiegel LLP
On Friday, April 6, 2018, USCIS announced that it once again reached the limit for H-1B Petitions submitted for the Fiscal Year 2019 Regular and Master's Cap.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Trivia: On May 10, 1877, U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes had which common piece of technology first installed into the White House?
Foley Hoag LLP
As reported on April 6, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) received more H-1B cap petitions than the statutory available visas for both the general cap of 65,000 available...
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