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How Does The New H-1B Cap Rule Impact This Year's Filings?
As U.S. employers begin to prepare for the upcoming H-1B cap season, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) ...
United States
8 Feb 2019
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USCIS Proposed Changes To The H-1B Cap Filing Process: What You Need To Know
On Monday, December 3, 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published in the federal register a proposed new rule ...
United States
11 Dec 2018
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The International Entrepreneur Rule Update
The International Entrepreneur Rule ("IE Rule") has been in a constant state of fits in starts since its publication on January 17, 2017.
United States
18 Jul 2018
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Document Diligence: An Employer's Guide To I-9 And H-1B Compliance
As we reported last month, Acting Executive Associate Director for Homeland Security Investigations ("HSI") Derek N. Benner stated in a May 14, 2018 press release ...
United States
18 Jul 2018
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H-1B Compliance: What To Do When You Terminate Your H-1B Employee
Many employers are aware that they are responsible for the reasonable cost of an H-1B worker's return transportation home if they terminate an employee prior to the expiration of their H-1B petition.
United States
16 Jul 2018
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The Changing Tides Of The H-1B Visa Adjudication
Employers are experiencing changes in the H-1B adjudicative process resulting in challenges in planning supplement professional work force hiring.
United States
16 Jul 2018
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Worksite Enforcement Investigations On The Rise
Acting Executive Associate Director for Homeland Security Investigations ("HSI") Derek N. Benner stated in a May 14, 2018 press release that "Employers need to understand that the integrity ...
United States
30 May 2018
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What Do F-1 Students Need To Know As They Await The Fate Of Their H-1B Cap Petition?
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...
United States
2 May 2018
9
Are You Ready For USCIS H-1B Site Visits Or Department Of Labor Audits?
Now that the FY 2019 H-1B cap has been reached, make sure you have a strong immigration compliance programs in place ...
United States
12 Apr 2018
10
H-1B Cap Reached For Fiscal Year 2019
Today, April 6, 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced that it has received more H-1B cap ...
United States
11 Apr 2018
11
Premium Process Suspended For FY 2019 H-1B Cap Petitions
On March 20, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will again suspend premium processing for all H-1B cap-subject petitions beginning April 2, 2018, the first day filing begins.
United States
22 Mar 2018
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Lottery And H-1Bs: "Give Your Dream A Chance"
There are strict rules for playing this game and the stakes are high. US employers can only file one petition for each foreign national employee they wish to sponsor.
United States
16 Mar 2018
13
Is "Merit-Based" Immigration Code For Something Else?
However, I am not sure the current administration sees it the same way.
United States
9 Mar 2018
14
USCIS Tightens The Rules Related To H-1B Visas For Third Party Worksites
On February 22, 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a new policy memo making it more restrictive for H-1B employers who have their consultants work at third party...
United States
1 Mar 2018
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What U.S. Employers Need To Know About The FY 2019 H-1B Visa Cap Season
It's the time of year when U.S. employers are preparing for the upcoming H-1B cap petition filing season. While it appeared that USCIS was considering revising the H-1B lottery process ...
United States
2 Feb 2018
16
2018 Brings New Changes To Various Business Immigration Programs
Since taking office, President Donald Trump has issued a series of immigration-related executive orders and proclamations that have become the general framework for the future management ...
United States
29 Jan 2018
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Supreme Court Stays Injunction Blocking President Trump's Third Travel Ban
This proclamation suspends entry into the United States under most circumstances for nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, Chad, and North Korea.
United States
10 Jan 2018
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Seismic Business Immigration Policy Shift In The Works For 2018
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) plans to revise the lottery process for the upcoming fiscal year. The announcement may come as early as next month.
United States
5 Jan 2018
19
2017 Immigration Policy Roundup
This year saw significant changes to immigration policy in the United States. Here is a brief roundup of recent developments that companies should continue to monitor in 2018.
United States
4 Jan 2018
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The Fate Of The International Entrepreneur Rule Remains Uncertain, But There May Be Hope
The Obama-era International Entrepreneur Rule ("IE Rule"), which had been scheduled to go into effect on July 17, 2017...
United States
19 Dec 2017
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