Monthly Archives: January 2011

MAJOR IMMIGRATION REFORM UNLIKELY

In this week’s State of the Union address, President Obama addressed immigration and implored Congress to take on the issue.  However, given the divided Congress, Republican control of the House and the continuing high unemployment, it seems unlikely that anything … Continue reading

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USCIS REACHES FY 2011 H-1B CAP

The USCIS has announced that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for FY 2011.  Cap-exempt organizations and eligible beneficiaries who are or have already in H-1B status may still file or have … Continue reading

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VISA BULLETIN FOR FEBRUARY 2011

The Visa Bulletin for February 2011 is now available.

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H-1B CAP COUNT (1/7/11)

According to the USCIS, as of January 7th, 2011, the agency has received 58,700 out of 65,000 available cap-subject H-1B petitions for FY-2011 and all 20,000 out of 20,000 available petitions under the H-1B Master’s Cap Exemption. Cap-subject petition availability … Continue reading

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