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USCIS Reaches FY2020 H-1B Cap
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the congressionally-mandated 65,000 regular cap for fiscal year 2020.
United States
23 Apr 2019
USCIS Announces FY 2020 H-1B Cap Season Start, Updates, And Changes
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it will begin to accept Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 H-1B cap cases on April 1, 2019
United States
4 Apr 2019
Brexit – Deal Or No Deal. The Immigration Implications
As the prospect of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union creeps ever closer, one wonders whether the last two years could have been better dealt with by Howie Mandel in the US or Noel Edmonds in the United Kingdom.
United States
19 Mar 2019
Is Immigration Reform Needed And Why Should Financial Institutions Care?
The H-1B visa category is reserved for those foreign national workers filling specialty occupations.
United States
10 Sep 2018
Still An Unsolved Mystery – The H-1B Visa Lottery Process
Not unlike the stone heads of Easter Island, the disappearance of Amelia Earhart, and the number of licks required to reach the center of Tootsie Pop, the H-1B visa lottery remains an enigma to many.
United States
20 Jul 2018
The Four Pillars
In his first State of the Union address, President Trump described four "pillars" to his immigration plan, with mixed reception. The pillars reinforce his campaign slogan to "Buy American, Hire American" ...
United States
1 Feb 2018
Raise Your Hand If You're Confused About I-9 Reverifications For Employees With TPS
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a humanitarian benefit available to foreign nationals who are unable to return to their home countries because of certain temporary conditions ...
United States
23 Jan 2018
The Government Has Shut Down. Now What?
Congress was unable to agree on a spending bill and the US government has shut down as of midnight, January 19th.
United States
23 Jan 2018
Nemo Est Supra Leges
This past week's U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement nationwide I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Audit of 7-Eleven stores reminds us that no one is above the law.
United States
19 Jan 2018
Immigration Status Checks On Account Holders Begin
The Home Office has confirmed that banks and building societies have started carrying out checks against their personal current account holders to establish whether any account holder is an illegal immigrant.
United States
16 Jan 2018
Can They Really Do That?
CBP's stance is that consent is not required for such a search.
United States
8 Nov 2017
Timing Is Everything
In immigration news, the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 that it has resumed its premium processing program for all H-1B visa petitions.
United States
6 Oct 2017
Travel Ban, Take 3
President Trump has issued another update to the travel ban first introduced on January 27, 2017 and reissued on March 6, 2017.
United States
3 Oct 2017
Fall Colors Include Green – Annual Green Card Lottery Registration To Begin October 3rd
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has announced key details regarding the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program for Fiscal Year 2018 (DV-2019).
United States
27 Sep 2017
Are You Ready For Operation Mega?
ICE has been known to conduct enforcement raids at places of employment.
United States
12 Sep 2017
DACA Program To Be Phased Out
Today, the Trump Administration announced rescission of the Obama Administration's 2012 Executive Order which created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
United States
6 Sep 2017
USCIS Expands In-Person Interview Requirements for Certain Permanent Residency Applicants
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that, effective October 1, 2017, it will begin expanding in-person interviews for certain immigration benefit applications that currently do not require interview for approval.
United States
31 Aug 2017
Who's Eyeing your Forms I-9? (Webinar)
A new version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, was released on July 17, 2017. By September 8, 2017, employers are to start using the revised form.
United States
23 Aug 2017
New I-9 Form
Employers must begin using a new I-9 Form no later than September 18, 2017. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services has changed the list of documents which new employees may use to complete the form.
United States
3 Aug 2017
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