Immigration News Archive

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FY2020 H-1B Master's Cap Reached

04/12/19

USCIS has announced it received enough H-1B petitions to meet the advanced degree exemption cap for Fiscal Year 2020.

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Forbes Analyzes Rising H-1B Denial Rates

04/10/19

Goel & Anderson’s Managing Partner, Vic Goel, recently spoke with Forbes about rising H-1B denial rates.

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FY2020 H-1B Regular Cap Reached

04/05/19

Today USCIS announced it received enough petitions to meet the 65,000 H-1B visa regular cap for Fiscal Year 2020.

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USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for All H-1B Petitions

03/11/19

Today USCIS announced it is resuming premium processing service for all H-1B petitions.

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USCIS Announces Grace Period for New I-539

03/04/19

USCIS has announced a grace period for the new I-539, which it will publish on March 8, 2019 and require starting March 22, 2019.

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USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for More H-1B Petitions

02/19/19

Today USCIS resumes premium processing for all H-1B petitions filed on or before December 21, 2018.

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March Visa Bulletin

02/15/19

The March 2019 Visa Bulletin continues to show slow advancement for most retrogressed visa categories.

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DHS Finalizes H-1B Cap Changes

01/31/19

Today the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule that changes how USCIS will conduct the annual H-1B cap lottery.

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USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for FY2019 H-1B Cap

01/28/19

Today USCIS resumes premium processing for Fiscal Year 2019 H-1B cap petitions.

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February Visa Bulletin Released

01/11/19

The Department of State has released the preliminary February 2019 Visa Bulletin.

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