Electronic Registration to Facilitate H-1B Visa Petitions

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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services (the “USCIS”) recently published a proposed rule that would ostensibly create a more rapid, efficient and cost-effective process for businesses interested in sponsoring foreign workers under the H-1B visa program.

Under this rule, before the start of an annual petition-filing period, employers seeking to sponsor H-1B workers would register electronically with the USCIS using a short-form process that would take less than 30 minutes, according to estimates.

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Immigration Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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