March

Blog Posts in March, 2012

  • USCIS Proposes Process change for Certain Waivers of Inadmissibility

    USCIS Proposes Process change for Certain Waivers of Inadmissibility WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today posted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register that would reduce the time U.S. citizens are separated from their spouses, children, and parents (i.e. immediate relatives) who must obtain an immigrant visa abroad to become lawful permanent ...
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  • DOL Releases New FAQ on H-1B, H-1B1 and E-3 Programs

    DOL Releases New FAQ on H-1B, H-1B1 and E-3 Programs The Department of Labor’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has released a new frequently asked question (FAQ) document for H-1B, H-1B1, and E-3 Programs.
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  • USCIS to Accept H-1B Petitions for Fiscal Year 2013 Beginning April 2, 2012

    USCIS to Accept H-1B Petitions for Fiscal Year 2013 Beginning April 2, 2012 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 cap on Monday April 2, 2012. Cases will be considered accepted on the date that USCIS takes possession of a properly filed petition with the correct fee. USCIS will not rely ...
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  • USCIS Q & A on Establishing H-1B Employee-Employer Relationship

    USCIS Q & A on Establishing H-1B Employee-Employer Relationship On March 12, 2012, the USCIS published a Q&A providing information on establishing the “Employee-Employer Relationship” in H-1B Petitions. On Jan. 8, 2010, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued updated guidance to adjudication officers to clarify what constitutes a valid employer-employee relationship to qualify for ...
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