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USCIS Offices Closed Wednesday December 5

2018-12-05T14:37:16+00:00Dec 5, 2018|

All USCIS offices will be closed Wednesday to Dec. 5, a national day of mourning to remember the life and legacy of George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States.  USCIS will reschedule all naturalization ceremonies, interviews, and appointments set for that day. USCIS will schedule new dates and promptly inform those affected. All [...]

DHS Proposes Merit-Based Rule for More Effective and Efficient H-1B Visa Program

2018-12-03T15:01:08+00:00Dec 3, 2018|

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a notice of proposed rulemaking that would require petitioners seeking to file H-1B cap-subject petitions to first electronically register with USCIS during a designated registration period. Under the proposed rule, USCIS would also reverse the order by which USCIS selects H-1B petitions under the H-1B cap and the [...]

Registration Requirement for Petitioners Seeking To File H-1B Petitions on Behalf of Cap-Subject Aliens

2018-11-30T16:47:28+00:00Nov 30, 2018|

The Department of Homeland Security is proposing to amend its regulations governing petitions filed on behalf of H-1B beneficiaries who may be counted toward the 65,000 visa cap established under the Immigration and Nationality Act (“H-1B regular cap”) or beneficiaries with advanced degrees from U.S. institutions of higher education who are eligible for an exemption from [...]

USCIS Clarifies the L-1 One-Year Foreign Employment Requirement

2018-11-30T16:26:10+00:00Nov 30, 2018|

USCIS has published a policy memo clarifying the requirement that a qualifying organization employ a principal L-1 beneficiary abroad for one continuous year out of the three years before the time of petition filing (“one-year foreign employment requirement”).  Please see memo (PDF). The policy memo clarifies: The L-1 beneficiary must be physically outside the United [...]

Food drive for Connecticut Food Bank 2018

2018-11-21T18:38:42+00:00Nov 21, 2018|

Kidambi & Associates, P.C. organized a food drive to donate to local Connecticut Food Bank to help with food insecurities.  According to CT Food Bank, nearly half a million Connecticut residents struggle with hunger; more than 127,000 children are food insecure. These are people from all walks of life – children, working parents, seniors [...]

New ETA Form 9035

2018-11-20T17:09:51+00:00Nov 20, 2018|

The new ETA Form 9035, LCA for Non-immigrant Workers is now available. We are aware of the change and have implemented appropriate changes to our processing.