Monthly Archives: July 2011

CONGRESSMAN ARRESTED FOR IMMIGRATION PROTEST

According to thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com:  “Representative Luis V. Gutierrez, a Democrat from Illinois who has become a perennial thorn on immigration for President Obama, was arrested Tuesday afternoon along with about a dozen activists in a protest outside the White House.” This … Continue reading

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H-1B CAP COUNT (7/22/2011)

According to the USCIS, as of July 22, 2011, the agency had received 21,600 out of 65,000 available cap-subject H-1B petitions for FY-2012 and 13,300 out of 20,000 available petitions under the H-1B Master’s Cap Exemption. Please visit our firm’s … Continue reading

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USCIS LAUNCHES WEB PAGE WITH NEW DATA REPORTS

According to a USCIS News Release:  “U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced the availability of new data reports covering agency performance in a broad range of data  and operational areas. The reports, prepared at the request of agency … Continue reading

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FY-2012 H-1B CAP COUNT (7/15/11)

According to the USCIS, as of June 24, 2011, the agency has received 20,500 out of 65,000 available cap-subject H-1B petitions for FY-2012 and 12,800 out of 20,000 available petitions under the H-1B Master’s Cap Exemption. Please visit our firm’s … Continue reading

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VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2011

The Department of State has released the Visa Bulletin for August 2011. Please visit our firm’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com and check out our page and become our fan on Facebook!

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

According to the USCIS, as of June 24, 2011, the agency has received 19.000 out of 65,000 available cap-subject H-1B petitions for FY-2012 and 12,200 out of 20,000 available petitions under the H-1B Master’s Cap Exemption. Please visit our firm’s … Continue reading

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USCIS LOCKBOX DELAYS

Anecdotal evidence suggests that the USCIS is often taking more than thirty days to issue receipt notices or deposit checks for I-485 Applications.  It is unclear what is happening or not happening in the mail rooms but needless to say, … Continue reading

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ERA OF “GOTCHA!” ADJUDICATIONS FOR DOL PERM CASES

Those who have been through the PERM labor certification process are aware of how labor-intensive and difficult it can be for employers to complete this usual first step of helping a foreign-national obtain permanent residence through employment.  For a professional … Continue reading

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H-1B CAP COUNT (6/24/2011)

According to the USCIS, as of June 24, 2011, the agency has received 17,400 out of 65,000 available cap-subject H-1B petitions for FY-2012 and 11,300 out of 20,000 available petitions under the H-1B Master’s Cap Exemption. Please visit our firm’s … Continue reading

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