Immigration News Archive

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USCIS Shares Scam Alert

04/26/17

Today USCIS shared a scam alert from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General, alerting stakeholders to a phone scam.

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USCIS Announces Redesigned Green Cards and EADs

04/19/17

Today USCIS announced it will begin issuing redesigned green cards and EADs starting May 1, 2017.

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Trump Signs "Buy American and Hire American" Order

04/19/17

Yesterday afternoon President Trump signed an Executive Order calling for reforms to the H-1B program.

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USCIS Completes H-1B Cap Lottery for FY2018

04/17/17

Today USCIS released H-1B cap filing figures and announced it has completed the H-1B cap lottery for Fiscal Year 2018.

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May 2017 Visa Bulletin Released

04/11/17

The Department of State has released the May 2017 Visa Bulletin, which shows little advancement for most retrogressed employment-based categories.

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DOL Withdraws FAQs on PERM Job Requirements

04/10/17

Goel & Anderson attorney Lisa Locke commented on DOL’s recent withdrawal of controversial PERM FAQs.

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USCIS Updates Forms I-129F, I-290B, and I-526

04/10/17

Today USCIS released new versions of Form I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé(e); Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion; and Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur.

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FY2018 H-1B Cap Reached

04/07/17

Today USCIS announced it has received enough H-1B petitions to meet the H-1B cap for Fiscal Year 2018, including the U.S. master’s cap.

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Government Agencies Issue Warnings about H-1B Program

04/05/17

This week the federal government has made several announcements warning H-1B employers to not discriminate against U.S. workers.

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USCIS to Conduct Targeted H-1B Site Visits

04/03/17

Today USCIS announced that it will begin conducting targeted H-1B site visits in addition to the random site visits it already performs.

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