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H-1B Registration Tool

H-1B Registration Tool

On December 6, 2019, USCIS announced that it is implementing an electronic registration requirement for petitioners seeking to submit H-1B cap-subject petitions. Employers seeking to file FY2021 H-1B cap-subject petitions, including those eligible for the advanced degree exemption, must first electronically register and pay an associated $10 fee for each electronic registration they submit to USCIS. According […]

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Five USCIS changes that will impact legal immigrants in the U.S. in 2020

Five USCIS changes that will impact legal immigrants in the U.S. in 2020

The U.S. immigration system saw many changes ordered by the Trump administration during 2019, including some that will take effect in 2020. The changes by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will have a significant impact on the lives of millions of immigrants living legally in the United States. COST HIKES FOR KEY IMMIGRATION […]

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Big changes coming to H-1B visa lottery

Big changes coming to H-1B visa lottery

Immigration authorities next year will revamp the system of applying for H-1Bs, the skilled-worker visas that are particularly prized by Silicon Valley tech companies, with the stated aim of streamlining a cumbersome process. Rather than submitting full applications by April 1, workers and companies will register online in March and pay $10 to enter a […]

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DACA: Updates and Options for Dreamers

DACA: Updates and Options for Dreamers

First things first, what is DACA? DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. It is a U.S. immigration policy that allows some people who came to the country as children to request that any removal orders for deportation be postponed. It also allows DACA recipients to work legally.   Who are the “Dreamers”, and what […]

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J-1 Visa Trainee Program

J-1 Visa Trainee Program

J-1 Visa Trainee Programs are designed to allow foreign professionals to gain exposure to U.S. culture and to receive training in U.S. business practices in their chose occupational field. The Occupational Categories available for J-1 Trainee Program include: Arts and Culture Education, Social Sciences, Library Science, Counseling and Social Services Hospitality and Tourism Information Media […]

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