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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

USCIS Announces New Version of Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status, Which Includes Significant Changes

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Seyfarth Synopsis: On February 11, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it revised Form I-539 and that the new version will be released on March 11, 2019. ...more

Garvey Schubert Barer

New Rule Amending H-1B Lottery Selection Process Effective April 1, 2019

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On January 30, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a final rule revising the random selection process (commonly referred to as the annual “H-1B Lottery”) by which the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...more

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC

E-Verify Now With Possible Second Shutdown Looming

With another possible government shutdown looming, Arizona employers are understandably concerned with hiring new employees and handling E-verify requirements. Employers should quickly E-verify while they can. While both...more

Burr & Forman

Third-Party Placement for H-1B Beneficiaries Sees Increased Scrutiny as Cap Deadline Nears

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With April 1, 2019 and the H-1B cap deadline quickly approaching, employers seeking to use H-1B workers in third-party worksite arrangements will likely continue to see increased scrutiny from USCIS. Third-party worksite...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

No-Deal Brexit – Impact On EU Citizens Living And Working In The UK

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The deadline for Brexit is quickly approaching – March 29, 2019. If the UK leaves the European Union without a Brexit deal, what will that mean for EU citizens working in the UK? According to Leigh Turner, the UK Permanent...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Mark Your Calendars: H-1B Fiscal Year 2020 Season Is Right Around the Corner

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Want to hire a skilled foreign worker? Don't delay, act now! The H-1B visa allows companies in the United States to temporarily hire foreign workers in occupations requiring the theoretical and practical application of a...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

DHS Finalizes Changes to H-1B Lottery, but Delays New H-1B Prefiling Registration System Till 2020

• DHS has announced that it has finalized the previously proposed rule governing the H-1B lottery. The final rule was published in the Federal Register on January 31, 2019. • DHS will reverse the order of the H-1B lottery...more

Barley Snyder

Dept. of Homeland Security Issues Final Rule Governing Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions

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Employers need to know about two major changes the Department of Homeland Security made official when it amended regulations governing petitions filed under the H-1B visa lottery last week....more

Fox Rothschild LLP

I-9 Process Guide - February 2019

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Purpose: Immigration law requires employers to walk a fine line between determining the eligibility of employees to work in the United States (the purpose of the I-9 Form) and not discriminating against those of foreign...more

K&L Gates LLP

Five Things You Should Be Doing to Make Sure Your Sponsor Licence Keeps Its A-rating

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1. Keep on top of reporting requirements - Sponsors are subject to continuous requirements to self-police their licences by monitoring the immigration status of their employees and reporting any changes. ...more

Burr & Forman

DHS Issues Final H-1B Lottery Rule

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In early January, the Burr & Forman, LLP immigration team outlined a major change to the H-1B visa lottery system proposed by the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) (DHS Proposes Major Lottery Changes Ahead of H-1B...more

Fisher Phillips

Government Unveils Details For 2019 H-1B Lottery - A 5-Step Plan To Successfully Navigate This Year’s Lottery

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The federal government just published its final rule amending the regulations that will govern petitions filed under the H-1B work visa lottery. Although the final rule is effective April 1, 2019, the Department of Homeland...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Premium Processing Of H-1Bs For Fiscal Year 2019

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On January 25, 2019, USCIS announced that it would resume premium processing for all fiscal year (FY) 2019 H-1B cap petitions on Monday, January 28, 2019. There is some confusion among employees and employers thinking that...more

Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP

Important H-1B Business Immigration Updates On Pre-Registration Requirements And Premium Processing

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its H-1B pre-registration policy for the upcoming cap season and clarifies new developments related to H-1B processing. In this alert, we explore how each of these...more

Foley Hoag LLP

How Does the New H-1B Cap Rule Impact This Year’s Filings?

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As U.S. employers begin to prepare for the upcoming H-1B cap season, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) has published a new rule in connection with this year’s H-1B cap filings. Here’s what you need to know....more

Ronald Shapiro

Working Multiple Jobs On an Employment-Based Visa

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Foreign nationals who are working in Illinois with H-1B visas are able to work for multiple employers, but they must obtain an approved I-129 for each employer. H-1B visa holders may not simply start working a part-time job...more

Morgan Lewis

H-1B Filing Season for Fiscal Year 2020 Is Here

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Now is the time for employers to assess their FY2020 H-1B needs and start preparing their petitions for submission on April 1. It is very likely that the cap for H-1B petitions will be reached in early April of this year, so...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Department Of Homeland Security Publishes Final Rule Regarding H-1B Pre-Registration Process

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Seyfarth Synopsis: On January 31, 2019 DHS published the final rule for the electronic pre-registration of H-1B cap petitions and changed the order of selection of filings. ...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

FY2020 H-1B Cap: Registration And Lottery Selection Update

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Cap-subject US employers and their prospective employees alike have been waiting on edge to find out whether the FY2020 H-1B Cap Season would proceed as before or whether US Citizenship and Immigration Service’s (USCIS’s)...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

USCIS Issues Final Rule On H-1B Cap Petitions: Pre-Filing Registration Won’t Start This Year

As we previously reported, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued proposed regulations in December that would change the way that H-1B cap petitions were filed and selected. In general, the agency proposed to...more

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

DHS Publishes Final Rule Amending the H-1B Cap Filing Process

On January 30, 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule that changes the process by which petitioning employers are to file H-1B Cap Subject petitions moving forward. We previously discussed...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

H-1B Cap Season Is Underway: Employers Should Prepare for April 1 Cap Lottery Filings Now

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

Employers wishing to file H-1B cap cases for foreign national employees should initiate work soon in anticipation of the short filing period, which will open on April 1, 2019. ...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

UK Immigration: Government Issues Guidance for EU Nationals in No-Deal Brexit Scenario

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Seyfarth Synopsis: On January 28, 2019, the UK government issued guidance in relation to the rights of EU nationals in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The proposals, subject to parliamentary approval, allow for a transition...more

Baker Donelson

H-1B Cap Filings: Last Year of Current Process Officially Set

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It is time for employers to prepare H-1B filings for workers who have not held H-1B status before and are subject to the annual cap on visa numbers. The filings need to be submitted on April 1 to USCIS with full documentation...more

SmithAmundsen LLC

H-1B Visas: What You Need To Know About Filing In 2019

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a proposed rule on November 30, 2018 that would require H-1B cap subject petitioners to register electronically with USCIS which would then conduct the annual H-1B lottery...more

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