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USCIS PREMIUM PROCESSING FOR FY-2015 H-1B PETITIONS SUBJECT TO CAP TO BEGIN APRIL 28

According to a USCIS Alert:  “On April 28, 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin premium processing for H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year 2015 cap, including H-1B petitions seeking an exemption from the fiscal year cap … Continue reading

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REQUESTING RENEWAL OF DACA (DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS) FROM USCIS

According to a USCIS Update:  “In September 2012, USCIS started deferring action for certain childhood arrivals and issuing employment authorization for a period of two years. Beginning in September 2014, the initial two-year grants of deferred action for early recipients … Continue reading

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VISA BULLETIN FOR MAY 2014

The Visa Bulletin for May 2014 in now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com and find us on Yelp!

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ABOUT 172,500 FY 2015 H-1B CAP PETITIONS RECEIVED BY USCIS

According to a USCIS News Release:  “USCIS received about 172,500 H-1B petitions during the filing period which began April 1, including petitions filed for the advanced degree exemption. On April 10, 2014, USCIS completed a computer-generated random selection process, or … Continue reading

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HAVE SOME GREEN? GET A CARD TO GO WITH IT!

According to a Citizenship and Immigration Canada New Release:  “EAP 2014 announced the government’s intent to terminate the federal Immigrant Investor Program (IIP) and Federal Entrepreneur (EN) Program, eliminate a large and longstanding backlog of applications, and pave the way … Continue reading

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USCIS REACHES FY 2015 H-1B CAP

According to a USCIS News Release:  “U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year (FY) 2015.  USCIS has also received more than … Continue reading

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WAS YOUR H-1B DELIVERED?

According to AILA, some lawyers are reporting problems with Federal Express deliveries of H-1B packages to the Service Centers.  The USCIS is looking into this.  You may want to use the Federal Express tracking number to confirm delivery of your … Continue reading

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USCIS ANTICIPATES FY-2015 H-1B QUOTA WILL BE EXHAUSTED BY APRIL 7, 2014

According to a USCIS News Release:  “USCIS anticipates receiving more than enough petitions to reach both caps by April 7. The agency is prepared to use a random selection process to meet the numerical limit. Non-duplicate petitions that are not … Continue reading

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H-1B DEMAND EXPECTED TO BE HIGH FOR FY-2015

H-1B demand at our office as well as at our colleagues’ firms leads us to believe that the H-1B cap will be reached on the first day petitions will be accepted by the USCIS, April 1, 2014.  If this is … Continue reading

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VISA BULLETIN FOR APRIL 2014

The Visa Bulletin for April 2014 in now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com and find us on Yelp!

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