September

Blog Posts in September, 2012

  • USCIS Announces a New Filing Option on behalf of Canadian TN Nonimmigrants and Reminds Employers of the Current Filing Options on behalf of Canadian L-1 Nonimmigrants

    USCIS Announces a New Filing Option on behalf of Canadian TN Nonimmigrants and Reminds Employers of the Current Filing Options on behalf of Canadian L-1 Nonimmigrants On Oct. 1, 2012, USCIS will begin accepting the Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker , filed on behalf of Canadian citizens who are outside the United States and seeking classification as a TN nonimmigrant. With respect to ...
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  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Overturns Board of Immigration Appeals Matter of Wang Decision

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Overturns Board of Immigration Appeals Matter of Wang Decision The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held in its decision of De Osorio v. Mayorkas that children who are listed as a “derivative” on a permanent residence application and who are under the age of 21 when listed as a “derivative,” should retain their space in line even if an immigration visa is ...
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  • B-1 IN LIEU OF H ANNOTATION VISAS

    B-1 IN LIEU OF H ANNOTATION VISAS The Department of State recently issued a cable to all consular posts in order to clarify activities that will permit a B-1 in lieu of H- annotation. Paragraphs 4, 7 and 10 were edited in 9 FAM 41.31, N11, the text of which is produced below as per the DOS cable: 4. APPLICANT MUST ALSO PLAN TO ENGAGE IN H ACTIVITY An applicant can only be annotated B-1 in lieu of ...
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  • US Embassy in India Announces a New Visa Processing system

    The United States Embassy in India today announced it is implementing a new visa processing system throughout India that will further standardize procedures and will simplify fee payment and appointment scheduling through a new website at www.ustraveldocs.com/in . Minister Counselor for Consular Affairs, Julia Stanley, announced at a press conference here today that beginning September 26, 2012 ...
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  • The U.S. Embassy Announces a New Visa Processing System

    The U.S. Embassy Announces a New Visa Processing System New Delhi | September 5, 2012 The United States Embassy in India today announced it is implementing a new visa processing system throughout India that will further standardize procedures and will simplify fee payment and appointment scheduling through a new website at www.ustraveldocs.com/in . Minister Counselor for Consular Affairs, Julia ...
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