Nonimmigrant Visas

H-1B Cap Reached in First Week of April 2019: 201,011 Petitions Filed

By |2019-04-18T15:56:54+00:00April 18th, 2019|H-1B, Immigration, Nonimmigrant Visas|

On January 30, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security announced the publication of a Final Rule making changes to the H-1B program. As E&M Mayock predicted, this year’s H-1B cap season will be the same as in seasons past.

What does the future hold for H-1B cap season 2019?

By |2018-12-18T20:32:22+00:00December 18th, 2018|H-1B, Nonimmigrant Visas|

On November 30, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a notice of proposed rulemaking that would require US employers to electronically pre-register with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) before an H-1B petition is filed.

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

By |2018-12-18T20:25:42+00:00December 6th, 2018|H-1B, Nonimmigrant Visas|

The Department of Homeland Security recently announced a proposal that would require H-1B petitioners to first electronically register with USCIS.

USCIS and CBP Extend Form I-129 Pilot Program for Canadian L-1 Nonimmigrants

By |2018-12-18T20:26:30+00:00November 6th, 2018|I-129, L-1A Visa, Nonimmigrant Visas|

USCIS and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are extending the joint agency pilot program for Canadian citizens seeking L-1 nonimmigrant status under NAFTA.