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L-1 One-Year Foreign Employment Requirement

By at November 29, 2018 | 9:37 pm | 0 Comment

L-1 One-Year Foreign Employment Requirement

  L-1 One-Year Foreign Employment Requirement   Recently, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) clarified the “one-year foreign employment” for an L-1A intracompany transferee as follows:   1. The L-1 Beneficiary must be physically outside the U.S. during the continuous one-year foreign employment, except for brief visits more...

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Immigration Help for Those Affected by California Wildfires

By at August 15, 2018 | 12:45 pm | 0 Comment

Immigration Help for Those Affected by California Wildfires

  Immigration Help for Those Affected by California Wildfires   U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will expedite or provide discretionary handling of immigration cases impacted by unforeseen or extreme situations, or natural catastrophes such as the recent California wildfires.   Expedite or discretionary request may be more...

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New USCIS Policy on Unlawful Presence for Students and Exchange Visitors

By at August 14, 2018 | 8:18 pm | 0 Comment

  New USCIS Policy on Unlawful Presence for Students and Exchange Visitors The new immigration policy is that the accrual of unlawful presence is suspended when students and exchange visitors (F, J or M nonimmigrant) file a reinstatement application within five months of falling out of status, and while the application is pending with USCIS.  In general, more...

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I-751 Biometric Appointment Notices with Incorrect Application Support Center

By at May 23, 2018 | 7:02 pm | 0 Comment

I-751 Biometric Appointment Notices with Incorrect Application Support Center   U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) biometric services appointment notices dated 05/04/2018 for I-751 Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence contain errors.  These notices instructed Petitioners to appear on May 21, 2018 at Application Support Center (ASC) more...

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Immigration News: USCIS Recalling Incorrectly Dated Green Cards

By at May 16, 2018 | 5:00 am | 0 Comment

Immigration News: USCIS Recalling Incorrectly Dated Green Cards

  Immigration News: USCIS Recalling Incorrectly Dated Green Cards   U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have started recalling over 8543 Permanent Resident Cards (Green Cards) mailed out between February and April 2018 due to incorrectly printed date for “Residence Since.”  These incorrect Green Cards were issued for approved more...

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Immigration News: USCIS Returns Unselected H-1B Cap Petitions for FY 2019

By at May 15, 2018 | 5:39 pm | 0 Comment

  Immigration News & Processing:  USCIS Begins Returning Unselected H-1B Cap Petitions for FY 2019   U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have completed data entry for fiscal year 2019 (FY 2019) H-1B Cap Petitions selected in the recent lottery system, and will start returning unselected petitions.   Although USCIS does not have more...

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Immigration News: USCIS & FAM New Policy for Sibling DNA Testing

By at May 3, 2018 | 4:44 pm | 0 Comment

Immigration News:  USCIS & FAM New Policy for Sibling DNA Testing

  Immigration News:  USCIS & FAM New Policy for Sibling DNA Testing Recently, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a new immigration policy on establishing sibling or half-sibling relationship when primary evidence is unavailable or unreliable.  A USCIS officer may suggest or consider a direct sibling-to-sibling DNA test by an more...

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USCIS Completed FY 2019 H-1B Cap Lottery Process

By at April 12, 2018 | 12:59 pm | 0 Comment

USCIS Completed FY 2019 H-1B Cap Lottery Process

USCIS Completed FY 2019 H-1B Cap Lottery Process U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) just announced it had completed the random selection process for the 190,098 petitions it received for the fiscal year 2019 (FY 2019) H-1B Cap. It began accepting H-1B Cap Petitions on April 2, 2018. On April 12, 2018, USCIS had received sufficient FY 2019 H-1B more...

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USCIS Met FY 2019 H-1B Cap

By at April 6, 2018 | 9:53 am | 0 Comment

USCIS Met FY 2019 H-1B Cap

    USCIS Met FY 2019 H-1B Cap   On April 6, 2018, USCIS had received sufficient H-1B Cap Petitions for the 2019 fiscal year (FY), to meet the annual 65,000 H-1B work visa cap and the 20,000 master's cap (U.S.-advanced-degree visa exemption). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began accepting H-1B Cap Petitions on April 2, more...

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Still Waiting for Green Card, Work Permit or Travel Document in the Mail? USCIS Will Destroy Them After 60 Days When Returned Undelivered

By at April 3, 2018 | 7:27 pm | 0 Comment

Still Waiting for Green Card, Work Permit or Travel Document in the Mail? USCIS Will Destroy Them After 60 Days When Returned Undelivered

Still Waiting for Green Card, Work Permit or Travel Document in the Mail?  USCIS Will Destroy Them After 60 Days When Returned Undelivered If a Green Card, work permit or travel document has been approved, and the document has not arrived in the mail, please note the following. Starting April 2, 2018, USCIS will destroy Permanent Resident Cards (Green Cards), more...

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