USCIS Suspends Collection of Biometrics for H-4 and L-2 Applications

By |May 6th, 2021|Categories: E-1 Treaty Trader, E-2 Treaty Investor, E-3, EAD, H-1B, I-129, I-539, Immigration, Immigration Regulations, L-1A Visa, Nonimmigrant Visas, USCIS|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

On May 3, 2021, USCIS announced its intention to suspend the collection of biometrics for applications submitted by the dependents of nonimmigrant workers in the H-4, L-2, and E-1, E-2, and E-3 categories effective 5/17/21. 

USCIS Expands Online Filing to F-1 OPT EAD

By |April 12th, 2021|Categories: EAD, F-1, I-129, Immigration, Immigration Regulations, Nonimmigrant Visas|Tags: , , , |

F-1 foreign students can now file applications for optional practical training (OPT) employment authorization online.

Nonimmigrant Business Work Visa Processing Resumes

By |April 1st, 2021|Categories: H-1B, I-129, Immigration, Immigration Regulations, L-1A Visa, Nonimmigrant Visas, Travel Ban|Tags: , , , |

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced that Presidential Proclamation 10052, which suspended the entry of certain nonimmigrants, expired on March 31, 2021.  Visa issuance may resume for applicants in H-1B, H-2B, J, and L visa categories. The expiration of this Presidential Proclamation marks the end of the bans on visa issuance for both immigrant (green cards) visas and nonimmigrant (temporary) visas.