UNITED STATES – Premium Processing Resumes for all H-1B Petitions

On 3 October 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it had resumed Premium Processing for all types of H-1B Petitions.

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UNITED STATES – Premium Processing Resumes for all H-1B Petitions

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UNITED STATES – Premium Processing Resumes for FY 2018 H-1B Cap Cases

On 18 September 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it had resumed Premium Processing for all H-1B Petitions subject to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 H-1B cap of 65,000 visas.

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UNITED STATES – Premium Processing Resumes for FY 2018 H-1B Cap Cases

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UNITED STATES – Trump Administration Dismantles DACA

On 5 September 2017, the US Attorney General announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created by Executive Action in June 2012 will be terminated in six months.

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UNITED STATES – Trump Administration Dismantles DACA

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UNITED STATES – USCIS Tightens Rules for Green Card Applicants

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that, effective 1 October 2017, it will eliminate the practice of waiving employment-based adjustment of status interviews, which has been standard practice for approximately two decades.

In another departure from previous standard practice, USCIS has now started to deny Advance Parole applications when the applicant departs the United States, even if the applicant holds H-1B, H-4 or L status.

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UNITED STATES – USCIS Tightens Rules for Green Card Applicants

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UNITED STATES – USCIS Announces Resumption of Premium Processing for Certain Cap-Exempt H-1B Petitions

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it will resume premium processing for certain cap-exempt H-1B petitions effective immediately.

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UNITED STATES – USCIS Announces Resumption of Premium Processing for Certain Cap-Exempt H-1B Petitions

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UNITED STATES – USCIS Releases New I-9 Form

On 17 July 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised version of form I-9, as previously announced.

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UNITED STATES – USCIS Releases New I-9 Form

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Maggio and Kattar.

Peregrine, a CIBT company, builds software and provides consultancy and training for global immigration management.

Newland Chase, also a CIBT company, provides specialist immigration services worldwide.

CIBT is a world leader in short-term outbound visa requirements for expats and businesses.

UNITED STATES – USCIS Issues New Guidance on H-1B Work Visas for Computer Programmers

On 31 March 2017, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy memorandum that provides new guidance regarding H-1B visas for computer-related positions.

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UNITED STATES – USCIS Issues New Guidance on H-1B Work Visas for Computer Programmers

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Littler.