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New Electronic H-1B Registration Process Effective March 1, 2020

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is implementing a registration process for the next H-1B lottery.  Employers seeking to file H-1B cap-subject petitions for the...

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New Electronic H-1B Registration Process for FY 2021

USCIS announced that it has completed a pilot testing phase and is implementing the registration process in the next H‑1B lottery. Employers seeking to file...

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Climate Change Within USCIS

Attorney Laura Hartz and Senior Immigration Paralegal Robin Vermette attended this year’s American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Annual Conference in Florida.  A common theme was...

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Changes to H-1B Petitions for FY 2020 Cap Season Effective April 1

On January 30, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted a final rule amending regulations for the H-1B cap-subject petitions.  Effective April 1, 2019,...

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Possible New Twist on H-1B CAP Program

On December 3, 2018, the USCIS proposed a plan which would eliminate the filing of cap-subject H-1B cap petitions during the first week of April: ...

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