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USCIS Resumes H-2B Adjudications But Premium Processing Remains Suspended

USCIS Resumes H-2B Adjudications But Premium Processing Remains Suspended

March 25, 2015

On 17 March, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will resume adjudications of H-2B petitions, but will continue to suspend premium processing until further notice.
 USCIS Published New Version of Form G-28

USCIS Published New Version of Form G-28

March 11, 2015

USCIS has proclaimed a modifiable version of Form G-28 (Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Accredited Representative) , which is known as part of the final rule and is available on Jan, 27, 2015.
Spouses of H1B Families Receive the Right to Work

Spouses of H1B Families Receive the Right to Work

March 04, 2015

Having the ability to work defines us and gives meaning to our lives. For many years the spouses of H1B visa holders were denied this basic ability to work - until now. Migration Expert applauds this recent decision that allows certain spouses (H4) of an H1B visa holder to work in the US.
H1-B Visas explained

H1-B Visas explained

March 03, 2015

Each year thousands of hopeful people look for an opportunity to work and live in the United States. With an overwhelming demand from skilled job seekers from across the globe, the U.S. Government has devised several visa programs to try and welcome as many deserving candidates as it can possibly accommodate. Among the many programs available the H1-B visa program remains one of the most popular.
Details of Pending Cases During the Transition of the Form G-28

Details of Pending Cases During the Transition of the Form G-28

February 26, 2015

On Feb. 18, 2015, U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced significant information for awaiting cases during the transition from the current version of the Form G-28 to the revised version.
H-2B Cap For The First Half Of Fiscal Year 2015 Reached

H-2B Cap For The First Half Of Fiscal Year 2015 Reached

February 03, 2015

On February 2, 2015, The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reported that the congressionally mandated H-2B cap for the first half of Fiscal year 2015 has been reached. January 26, 2015 was the final receipt date for new H-2B worker petitions asking for a working start date prior to April 1, 2015.
USCIS Rule on Documents Evidencing Lawful Status, Effective January 27, 2015

USCIS Rule on Documents Evidencing Lawful Status, Effective January 27, 2015

January 28, 2015

The final rule, Notices of Decisions and Documents Evidencing Lawful Status, is valid from January 27, 2015.
India's H-1B Visa Remains Under U.S President's Main Concerns

India's H-1B Visa Remains Under U.S President's Main Concerns

January 28, 2015

U.S President Barack Obama assured Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he shall consider India’s concern on the H-1B visa issue as part of his immigration reform, stated U.S officials on Monday.
USCIS Published Revised Form I-129

USCIS Published Revised Form I-129

January 26, 2015

A revised Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker has been published recently by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
DHS Announced Extension of Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador

DHS Announced Extension of Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador

January 20, 2015

The 18-month extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of El Salvador will take effect on March 10, 2015, through Sept. 9, 2016, announced Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson.