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US to Close Embassy in London temporarily on August 7 and 10

US to Close Embassy in London temporarily on August 7 and 10

July 30, 2015

According to an announcement by the Bureau of Consular Affairs of the United States Department of State, Embassy of the United States of America in London will be closed from Friday, August 7, 2015 through Monday, August 10, 2015.
US & Cuba Reopened Embassies in Washington & Havana

US & Cuba Reopened Embassies in Washington & Havana

July 29, 2015

On 20 July, 2015, US and Cuba officially reopened embassies in Washington D.C and Havana in a step toward fully normalized diplomatic relations.
Premium Processing Service Reactivated For H1B Work Visa Extensions

Premium Processing Service Reactivated For H1B Work Visa Extensions

July 14, 2015

Effective 13 July 2015, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officially resumed the acceptance of premium processing requests for extension of stay H1B petitions using form I-129. Any H1B stay extension premium processing requests submitted to USCIS before July 13, 2015 will be rejected.
Electronic Versions of Form I-539, Form I-526 and Regional Center Document Library Discontinued

Electronic Versions of Form I-539, Form I-526 and Regional Center Document Library Discontinued

June 23, 2015

On June 15, 2015, USCIS announced the temporarily discontinuation of Electronic Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status, Form I-526 , Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur, as well as the Regional Center Document Library for some updates.
US H-2B Cap Reached for The Second Half of Fiscal Year 2015

US H-2B Cap Reached for The Second Half of Fiscal Year 2015

June 17, 2015

On June 5, 2015, the congressionally mandated H-2B cap for the second half of fiscal year (FY) 2015 was reopened. USCIS has now obtained the number of petitions enough to reach the H-2B cap for the second half of FY 2015.
USCIS and New York City Start Partnership to Support Immigrants

USCIS and New York City Start Partnership to Support Immigrants

June 11, 2015

The citizenship education and awareness efforts in the City of New York have been strengthened by the combination of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Office of the Mayor of New York City. As part of a signed letter of agreement between USCIS Director Léon Rodríguez and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, the new corporation started on June 10, 2015. The arrangement will keep remaining in effect until Dec. 31, 2018.
Notice on Issuing U.S Green Card without Signature

Notice on Issuing U.S Green Card without Signature

June 09, 2015

In a June 4 notice published on the official USCIS website, the department announced to waive the Green Card's signature requirement for certain people such as children under the age of consent or individuals who are physically unable to provide a signature.
USCIS Reopened H-2B Visa Application for Temporary Nonimmigrant Workers

USCIS Reopened H-2B Visa Application for Temporary Nonimmigrant Workers

June 08, 2015

On June 5 2015, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) made an announcement that the new H-2B visa petitions for temporary nonimmigrant workers would be accepted for those starting their employment between April 1st and September 30th 2015.
USCIS Accepts Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses from May 26

USCIS Accepts Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses from May 26

May 28, 2015

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published updated information to help eligible H-4 dependent spouses wishing to apply for employment authorization under the Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses final rule. From May 26, 2015, Certain H-4 dependent spouses may apply for employment authorization under the H-4 rule.
Updated Form I-765 Available for US Employment Authorization Application

Updated Form I-765 Available for US Employment Authorization Application

May 25, 2015

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has just released the revised Form I-765 which could be filed by non-residents to obtain the Employment Authorization Document (EAD) to legally work in the United States.