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:
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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, 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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