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Season's Greetings! H-1B Season That Is

It’s the time of year when we stop to ponder some of life’s many mysteries.

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H-1B Visas: Employers Be Aware of Potential Changes

Changes are in the works related to the processing of H-1B visa petitions, and employers intending to file such petitions should be aware.

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Labor Certification: Mustn’t the US Job Applicant Be Able to Perform the Job Even If Qualified on Paper?

PERM labor certification operates outside of the realm of typical real world recruitment efforts. 

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H-1B Visa Contest: US Master’s Degree v. Foreign Degree

The Trump Administration has proposed a rule that would require petitioners seeking to file H-1B cap-subject petitions to first electronically register with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) during a designated registration period. 

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Amendments to H-1B Visa Regulations Proposed

The Department of Homeland Security has published a much-anticipated notice of proposed rulemaking affecting the H-1B visa process.

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Why Didn’t I Get My I-94 Card?

“Veterans” of the U.S. immigration system know that when a non-immigrant enters the United States, their passport is stamped and they receive an I-94 card that is often stapled into their passport. 

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New H-1B Rule Likely Unlawful And More Costly For Employers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has proposed a new regulation that would change the way H-1B petitions are counted against the annual limit.

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Sourcing The Right Talent While Grappling With Business Immigration: A Continuing Tug-of-War

Employers who source talent from consulting or staffing companies have become used to growing scrutiny from DHS when that talent is working in the United States on a temporary work visa. 

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F-1 Post-Completion OPT & Unpaid Internships


Now more than ever, F-1 students with OPT employment are facing high levels of scrutiny upon the filing of H-1B petitions requesting a change of status and/or STEM extensions.

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Despite Proposed Changes to H-1B Process, Companies Should Still Start Preparing Now

Immigration lawyers said it's unclear whether the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services's proposed change to the H-1B registration process will be implemented in time for 2019's lottery, but that companies should be prepared.

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