H-1B Petition Rejected – F-1 Student Options

2018-03-03T17:39:26+00:00May 27, 2014|

If an H-1B petition filed on your behalf did not make the 'Random Selection Process', you have certain options. If you are currently in F-1 status with an OPT, students in STEM programs could immediately apply for a 17-months extension of Optional Practical Training. A. Eligibility for STEM extension: The student must have a bachelor's, [...]

H-1B Right to Control RFE – Approved

2018-03-08T23:02:17+00:00May 23, 2014|

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PERM Approval – MTR Approved

2018-03-08T23:03:28+00:00May 22, 2014|

This is superb! on getting the case APPROVED. My special thanks to you and your team for the wonderful job you did on the PERM case. I had no idea an appeal response could look this good. The amount of effort you put in were certainly worthwhile. I am elated right now its been 3 [...]

The ASVVP Extended to L-1 Visas – Raising the Standard of Evidence in Immigration Proceedings

2014-05-21T11:09:14+00:00May 21, 2014|

On April 24th, the Office participated in a stakeholder teleconference to discuss the extension of the Administrative Site Visit and Verification Program (ASVVP) to L1 visas. The ASVVP is a site-inspection program designed to complement the Department of Homeland Security’s existing anti-fraud efforts. In announcing this move, the USCIS highlighted the purpose behind the effort…“as [...]

Dealing with the ‘Abandonment’ of LPR status

2018-03-07T17:52:30+00:00May 19, 2014|

Immigration attorneys often encounter a lawful permanent resident (LPR) who wants to return to the United States after spending considerable time in his or her home country. The person may have left with the intention to return promptly to the United States, but remained unexpectedly due to personal obligations or other circumstances. Generally, an LPR [...]

H-4 Spouses Employment Authorization – Advanced Copy of Proposed Rule

2018-03-19T17:26:45+00:00May 9, 2014|

DHS issued advance copies of two proposed rules for foreign high-skilled workers, including a rule that would extend the availability of employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of principal H-1B nonimmigrants and a rule to update the regulations for H-1B1, CW-1, E-3 nonimmigrants, and EB-1 immigrants. Courtesy - AILA. Read the proposed rule to [...]

DHS Announces Proposals to Attract and Retain Highly Skilled Immigrants

2018-03-03T17:43:13+00:00May 7, 2014|

As part of the Administration’s continuing commitment to attract and retain highly skilled immigrants, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the publication of two proposed rules, including a rule to extend employment authorization to spouses of certain H-1B workers, and a proposal to enhance opportunities for certain groups of highly-skilled workers by removing [...]

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