July 2022 Visa Bulletin

2022-06-13T20:27:22+00:00Jun 13, 2022|

July 2022 Visa Bulletin is now available. For Family-Sponsored Filings: For all family-sponsored preference categories, you must use the Dates for Filing chart in the Department of State Visa Bulletin for July 2022. For Employment-Based Preference Filings: For all employment-based preference categories, you must use the Final Action Dates chart in the Department of [...]

June 2022 Visa Bulletin

2022-05-17T14:05:22+00:00May 13, 2022|

June 2022 Visa Bulletin is now available. USCIS determined that for June 2022, all family-sponsored preference categories must use the Dates for Filing chart. All employment-based preference categories must use the Final Action chart.

USCIS Increases Automatic Extension Period of Work Permits for Certain Applicants

2022-05-03T14:46:01+00:00May 3, 2022|

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a Temporary Final Rule (TFR) that increases the automatic extension period for employment authorization and Employment Authorization Documents (EADs), available to certain EAD renewal applicants, to up to 540 days. The increase, which will be effective immediately on May 4, 2022, will help avoid gaps in employment for noncitizens with pending [...]

Reminder: DHS To End COVID-19 Temporary Policy for Expired List B Identity Documents

2022-04-15T16:40:04+00:00Apr 15, 2022|

DHS is ending the COVID-19 Temporary Policy for List B Identity Documents. Beginning May 1, Employers will no longer be able to accept expired List B documents. DHS adopted the temporary policy in response to the difficulties many individuals experienced with renewing documents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that document-issuing authorities have reopened and/or provided [...]

May 2022 Visa Bulletin

2022-04-15T15:10:18+00:00Apr 15, 2022|

May 2022 Visa Bulletin is now available.  For all employment-based preference categories, you must use the Dates for Filing chart in the Department of State Visa Bulletin for May 2022.

7 Things to Know About the H-1B CAP

2022-02-23T17:31:40+00:00Feb 23, 2022|

The registration process for the H-1B FY2022 lottery begins shortly, and we have some tips and general guidelines for those looking to file this year. Our office is happy to assist you with these filings at no charge (except the $10 registration fee charged by USCIS). In this linked in immigration article, Attorney Kidambi offers [...]

How To Create a myUSCIS Account for H-1B CAP Electronic Registration

2022-02-04T17:32:14+00:00Feb 4, 2022|

Prospective H-1B cap-subject petitioners or their representatives are required to use a myUSCIS online account to register each beneficiary electronically for the selection process and pay the associated $10 H-1B registration fee for each registration submitted on behalf of each beneficiary. Registrants will be able to create new accounts beginning at noon Eastern on Feb. [...]

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