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Immigration News Archive
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If the government shuts for budgetary reasons, all but "essential personnel" are furloughed and not allowed to work. AILA provides an update on what this means for U.S. agencies involved in immigration.
The Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement discussed the H-1B visa cap, the value of attracting highly skilled foreign workers vs. protecting U.S. workers, and safeguarding against H-1B visa fraud.
USCIS announced that it is now issuing employment and travel authorization on a single card for certain applicants filing an Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status.
USCIS announced this evening that as of yesterday, January 26, 2011, it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for FY2011.
The inaugural issue of a new USCIS e-newsletter, “E-Verify Connection,” includes updates and information of interest to employers.
A New Jersey software company has been debarred from the H-1B program for two years for LCA-related violations. The company and its president have been fined $125,000 in civil money penalties and must pay back wages of $635,000.
USCIS today announced a final rule adjusting fees for immigration applications and petitions. The adjusted fees will go into effect on November 23, 2010.
USCIS implements the Emergency Border Security Supplemental Appropriations Act, which raises H-1B and L-1 filing fees for employers with a U.S. workforce of more than 50 employees if more than 50% of those employees hold H-1B, L-1, or L-2 status.
The new Border Security Appropriations Act substantially raises filing fees by thousands of dollars on H-1B and L-1 petitions filed by companies that employ 50 or more employees if more than 50% of the company's employees are on H-1B or L-1 visas.
USCIS clarifies that O-1 petition approvals should be for a period necessary to accomplish the event or activity, and if the activities described in the itinerary are related in such a way that they would be considered an “event,”...