Immigration News Archive

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November 2017 Visa Bulletin Released


November’s Visa Bulletin shows little advancement for retrogressed EB-2 and EB-3 categories.

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USCIS Changes Form I-129 Filing Addresses


Today USCIS changed the direct filing addresses for certain petitioners of the Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker.

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White House Details Immigration Priorities


The White House has released a comprehensive set of immigration priorities, including proposals that would drastically overhaul the country’s immigration system.

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IT Firm's H-1B Petition Wrongfully Denied


On Friday, a federal judge ruled that USCIS wrongfully revoked and denied an information technology company’s H-1B petitions.

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Premium Processing Now Available for All H-1B Petitions


Today USCIS announced that, effective immediately, it is resuming premium processing for all H-1B extension of stay petitions, making the service available for all H-1B petition types.

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USCIS Publishes New Form I-765


Yesterday USCIS announced an update to the Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, which includes additional questions that allow applicants to apply for a Social Security card without visiting a Social Security office.

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New Details About In-Person Green Card Interviews


On Thursday, September 28th, the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman held a teleconference to provide further details regarding USCIS’ announcement it will expand mandatory in-person interviews for certain green card applicants.

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Company to Pay Record $95 Million in Fines


A federal judge ordered a Philadelphia tree trimming company to pay an $80 million forfeiture money judgment after it pled guilty yesterday to unlawfully employing foreign workers. The company must also pay $15 million in civil penalties.

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Trump Issues New Travel Restrictions


With his most recent travel ban order expiring, President Trump issued a proclamation yesterday implementing travel restrictions for eight countries.

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Premium Processing for FY2018 H-1B Cap Petitions


Today, USCIS announced that it is resuming premium processing for pending H-1B petitions subject to the Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B cap.

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