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Fiscal year 2015 cap-subject H-1B petitions selected and approved by USCIS will be valid starting October 1, 2014. However, as October 1, 2014 approaches, many cap-subject H-1B petitions remain pending at both the California...more
In light of both a recent Government Accountability Office report on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Optional Practical Training (OPT) program as well as the newly-launched Student and Exchange Visitor Program...more
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is proposing to expand the current list of evidentiary criteria for employment-based first preference (EB-1) outstanding professors and researchers to include a “comparable...more
This advisory summarizes key travel and employment issues if you are an F-1 student with Optional Practical Training (OPT) employment eligibility and an H-1B filing on your behalf has been accepted by US Citizenship and...more
As you may know, F-1 students who filed H-1B petitions and were accepted as part of the lottery are eligible for cap-gap extension coverage. This allows F-1 students who have a pending or approved H-1B petition to have their...more
On April 5, 2013, USCIS announced that it had received more than the allotted 65,000 “regular” and 20,000 US master’s degree applications for H-1B status. ...more
In a bid to reduce the loss of talent and jobs to countries like Canada, Chile and the United Kingdom, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators, including Jerry Moran, R-Kan., Mark Warner, D-Va., Chris Coons, D-Del. and Roy Blunt,...more
Just days ago, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators announced their support for a bill that would greatly increase the number of highly-skilled immigrants who could legally enter and reside in the U.S....more
The U.S. system of colleges and universities is one of the country’s greatest strengths, attracting the best and the brightest students from around the world. Unfortunately, when those students are finished studying here,...more
Many hospitality employers use the Exchange Visitor Program which is intended to promote mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries by educational and cultural exchanges....more
In This Issue:
- Baristas and Buttons: NLRB v. Starbucks By Craig A. Cowart (Memphis)-
The next time you stop in for your morning “must-have” caffeine, take a look at your Starbucks barista. He or she is likely to...more
New changes to Immigration Rules affect migrant workers and students and include minimum salary thresholds for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) applicants, a new visitor category, and a Graduate Entrepreneur route.
In a press release dated January 31, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a number of proposed administrative reforms designed to enable the United States to attract and retain highly skilled foreign...more
New F, M and J nonimmigrants often apply for a driver’s license or Social Security number (SSN) either too early after entering the United States or without the proper documentation. The purpose of the following information...more
B-1/B-2 visas are the most common nonimmigrant visas used for temporary entry into the United States. B-1 visas are typically used for business-related visits while B-2 visas are used for pleasure-related visits. With few...more
It seems simple. Use existing resources and talents at your university, medical school, or healthcare system to make more money, maybe a lot more money. No risk. Just a product extension.
Experience as an outside...more
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) still has slots available in fiscal year 2012 for foreign workers in specialty occupations under the H-1B program, but the window of opportunity is closing rapidly....more
Does your company rely on H-1B workers to fill critical positions? Do you anticipate hiring foreign nationals in the upcoming months? Fiscal Year 2012 H-1B visas are going fast and expected to be exhausted by the end of...more
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that the allotment of 20,000 H-1B petition approvals available to foreign nationals holding a U.S. master's or higher degree has been exhausted for fiscal year...more
Under immigration law, the H-1B program allows U.S. employers to hire foreign nationals in “specialty occupation” positions, which require a bachelor's degree or the equivalent. Under current law, there is a cap on the number...more
Current Trends in Business Immigration Law: Transformation, E-Verify and IMAGE - FREE SEMINAR - by David H. Nachman on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 4:43pm
Current Trends in Business Immigration Law: Transformation,...more
Employers of foreign teachers learned some hard lessons this year about following the rules for H-1B visa holders. In March, the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) assessed over $1.7 million in civil money...more
In This Issue:
- Is The “Post” Man Coming To Your School? By William Blackie (Cleveland)
Imagine that on November 14, 2011, as the Director of the St. James Interdenominational Faith Academy, one of the school’s...more
On May 12th, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced an updated STEM Designated Degree Program List including additional degrees which will now qualify for a 17-month extension of Optional Practical Training...more
GAY MARRIAGES GET RECOGNITION: CIS OFFICES ACCEPT SAME SEX MARRIAGE GREEN CARD PETITIONS - Whoever said that hell would not freeze over?
There is a great deal of hype on the web that seems to have its genesis in a report...more
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