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January 24, 2023
USCIS Will Begin “Bundling” Adjudication of Petitions for H-4 and L-2 Dependents

On January 20, 2023, the USCIS settled a class action lawsuit that challenged the extremely long adjudication and processing times…

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January 6, 2022
DOS Expands Visa Interview Waiver Program

The New Policy: The Department of State has extended its visa interview waiver policy. This policy gives U.S. consulates discretion…

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June 23, 2020
Executive Order June 2020

The President Signs an Executive Order Banning Entry of Some Foreign Nationals Applying for Work Visas On Monday, June 22,…

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March 12, 2019
Premium Processing Now Available For All H-1B Petitions

As of March 12, the USCIS is resuming premium processing services (PPS) for all new and pending H-1B petitions. Employers…

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October 18, 2018
Employers Brace for Battle with the USCIS

As is widely known, employment-based immigration cases have come under increased scrutiny in recent times. For example, in March of…

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June 15, 2018
The USDOL Tightens Restrictions for H-1B Workers at Third-Party Worksites

Over the past few months, the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) has tightened restrictions for H-1B workers placed at third-party…

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May 16, 2018
USCIS Completes H-1B Cap Filing Intake

The USCIS states on May 15 that is has finished the initial data entry of all H-1B cap cases selected…

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April 12, 2018
The Rise of Administrative Processing at US Consulates in India and China

Since January 2018, our firm has seen a sharp increase in administrative processing for U.S. visa applications at consulates in…

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April 4, 2018
The USCIS Drops “Nation of Immigrants” From Mission Statement

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) recently changed its mission statement to remove the section describing the U.S.…

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