May

Blog Posts in May, 2015

  • EAD Applications for H-4 Visa Holders Starts May 26, 2015

    EAD Applications for H-4 Visa Holders Starts May 26, 2015 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on February 24, 2015 that they will begin accepting Employment Authorization applications from certain eligible H-4 visa holders on May 26, 2015. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) approved the final rules to allow such H-4 dependents of H-1B nonimmigrants to gain employment ...
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  • The Office of Foreign Labor Certification releasese Q&A's on Delays

    OFLC issues Q&A's regarding delays in the issuance of the prevailing wage determinations and H-1B Labor Condition Applications; information on alternative sources for obtaining a prevailing wage in support of an H-1B application. Visit the website for more details: http://www.foreignlaborcert.doleta.gov/pdf/PWD_FAQ_Backlog.pdf
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  • US Labor Department unveils new tool to help employees and small businesses understand foreign worker certification

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor today unveiled a new tool to help employers and others understand how to comply with requirements under the H-1B visa program, which allows for the temporary employment of foreign workers in the U.S. in certain specialty occupations. An online "advisor," available at http://www.dol.gov/elaws/h1b.htm, describes the program's standards and provides detailed ...
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  • Utilization rate of H-1B visas

    May 18, 2010-As of May 14, 2010, approximately 19,000 cap subject H-1B visas have been filed with USCIS for the FY 2011 H-1B quota. Additionally 8,100 H1B petitions for aliens with advanced degrees have been received by USCIS for the FY 2011 H-1B quota. This means, that as of May 14, 2010 approximately 3,166 cap subject H-1B visa are being filed per week. As the cap subject H-1B visa total quota ...
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