Category: Blog

January 8, 2017
Summary of the new legal standard for National Interest Waiver petitions, after Matter of NYSDOT precedent case is vacated & superseded by Matter of Dhanasar
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November 18, 2016
On Friday, November 18, 2016, USCIS published detailed regulations implementing the American Competitiveness in the 21st Century Act (AC21) and the American Workforce Improvement Act of 1998 (ACWIA).
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September 15, 2015
Bifurcated Visa Bulletin lists separate “dates for filing” and “final action dates”; USCIS disagrees
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August 5, 2015
Employer must file new LCA & amended petition before moving H-1B worker to worksite in new area
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July 30, 2015
USCIS narrows the definition of who can serve as Agent
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March 24, 2015
Other professional work visas based on nationality
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February 24, 2015
H-4 EAD available where the principal has I-140 approval or 7th-year H-1B extension
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November 25, 2014
President announces DAPA, expanded DACA & other initiatives
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June 2, 2014
Spousal EAD on the horizon for H-4s
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April 10, 2014
Period of admission vs. visa validity: not the same thing
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