USCIS completed data entry for al FY2020 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in the lottery and will begin returning all unselected H-1B cap-subject petitions. Additionally, USCIS may transfer some Form I-129 H-1B cap-subject petitions between the VSC and CSC. View document here.
The Department of Homeland Security recently released a new set of rules regarding H-1B visa petitions. Set to become effective after April 1st, 2019, the rules lay out additional requirements for those seeking a visa on the basis of specialized or highly-advanced employment.
Continue reading Changes to H-1B Visa Petition Process
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently released a new rule for public inspection that would change cap-regulations for H-1B petitions. The amended rule would also impact people eligible for the advanced degree exemption.
Continue reading The Department of Homeland Security Announces New Rules for H-1B Visas
Since 2016, the Trump Administration has executed several bold and controversial reforms that have complicated the immigration process for countless migrants and asylum-seekers. Many of the president’s new policies have faced intense public scrutiny and backlash, including the family separation policy that was introduced in early 2018. Currently, the nation waits with baited breaths for the resolution of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.
Continue reading Trump Claims a “Path to Citizenship” Is Coming to H-1B Holders
A proposal that was released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) says it would like to increase the number of H-1B visa recipients with master’s degrees or higher level degrees. The proposal also mentions the Department’s intent to make applicants register online for their H-1B visas.
Continue reading Trump Administration Wants to Change H-1B Program