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November 1, 2015 | Posted by Kramer Levin | Permalink
On April 1, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting new H-1B petitions for professional positions. Although petitions may be filed beginning on April 1, the start date for the employment can be no earlier than October 1, 2016.
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October 7, 2015 | Posted by Business Immigration Group | Permalink
The Department of State has announced the opening of the registration period for the 2017 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery. read more
September 15, 2015 | Posted by Business Immigration Group | Permalink
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the U.S. State Department have announced significant changes to make it possible for eligible employer-sponsored foreign nationals to file applications for adjustment of status to permanent residence before an immigrant visa number becomes available. read more
August 24, 2015 | Posted by Business Immigration Group | Permalink

This alert focuses on two recent developments:

  • the effect of a federal court order striking down the STEM OPT extension rule; and
  • the USCIS guidance on when to file amended H-1B petitions for changes in work location.
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June 22, 2015 | Posted by Business Immigration Group | Permalink

This alert covers the following recent developments in business immigration law:

  • State Department Reports Technical Issues with Visa Systems.
  • USCIS Issues Guidance on When to File an Amended H-1B Petition.
  • Senate Judiciary Committee Leaders Introduce Legislation to Reform the EB-5 Regional Center Program.
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