EB-3 Categories Made Immediately Unavailable Through End of FY2019 And Other Important Updates

2019-08-19T17:14:26+00:00Aug 19, 2019|

We have been informed by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), that following a review of the dates listed in the September 2019 Visa Bulletin, the entire EB-3 category has immediately been made "unavailable” for the remainder of FY2019. This means that the annual limits have been reached on these categories and additional numbers are [...]

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 [...]

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Strikes Down USCIS Requirements to Document Extraordinary Ability (EB1)

2018-03-07T15:11:17+00:00Mar 5, 2010|

In a decision issued March 4th, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals adopted the arguments of the Legal Action Center (LAC), of the American Immigration Council, that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) unlawfully imposed extra-regulatory requirements on a petition for a worker of "extraordinary ability" (EB-1). The case in question, Kazarian v. [...]

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