Please visit YouTube to watch the interview with me about US immigration law and employment-based immigration in particular. This video is around 30 minutes long and I discuss different nonimmigrant working visas, such as H-1Bs, E-2s, TNs and L-1s, as well as PERM labor certification green card cases and some family-based immigration.
The US government is currently operating under a continuing resolution (CR) that expires on November 17, 2023. If Congress fails to pass a new CR or spending bills by that date, the government will shut down. A government shutdown can have a significant impact on immigration services. Here is an overview of what to expect: READ MORE
On October 30, 2023, President Biden issued an executive order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence. One of the key goals of the order is to attract and retain top talent in AI and other critical and emerging technologies in the United States. Section 5.1 of this AI executive READ MORE
DHS Proposes Rule to Modernize H-1B Specialty Occupation Worker Program On October 20, 2023, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed a rule to modernize the H-1B specialty occupation worker program. The proposed rule would make a number of changes to the H-1B program, including streamlining eligibility requirements, improving program efficiency, providing greater benefits READ MORE
If you have heard that USCIS issues employment authorization documents (EADs) based on compelling circumstances, you may be wondering if you qualify. In this blog post, we will explain eligibility for these EADs and how USCIS defines compelling circumstances. USCIS issues EADs based on compelling circumstances to help foreign workers who are employed in the READ MORE
Frustrated by lengthy processing times for visas and employment authorization? USCIS offers a solution, but it comes at a price and does not affect your chances of success. With premium processing, USCIS guarantees that it will take adjudicative action on your petition within a shortened time frame. That action must either be an approval notice, READ MORE
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be holding a webinar on Thursday, February 23, 2023, from 2 – 3 p.m. EST. During this webinar, USCIS representatives will provide updates on the online account features for the FY 2024 H-1B Electronic Registration Process and address questions. Prospective H-1B cap-subject petitioners, including those subject to the advanced READ MORE