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Employer Green Card Trends To Watch In 2021

Employers continue to leverage green card sponsorship to attract and retain high-skilled foreign talent
 

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Biometric Appointments Can now be Rescheduled by Calling USCIS

USCIS announced that applicants, petitioners, requestors and beneficiaries may now call the USCIS Contact Center (800-375-5283) to reschedule their biometric services appointments scheduled at a USCIS Application Support Center. 

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DOL Extends Delay of Regulation Increasing PERM and H-1B Wage Minimums

The Department of Labor (DOL) has confirmed that it will extend the delay of a regulation that would raise prevailing wage rates for the H-1B, H-1B1, E-3 and the PERM programs. 

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Univerity At Buffalo - UB Now: UB To Require Students To Be Vaccinated To Attend Fall In-Person Classes

UB students will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 to attend classes in person in the fall as part of an effort to boost vaccination rates on SUNY campuses, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday. 

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COVID-19 benching: H-1Bs can’t sit this one out

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to complicate how employers approach temporary layoffs and furloughs spawned by lost revenues and reduced demands for services.

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New York to require vaccinations of state university students attending classes this fall

Students at the State University of New York and the City University of New York must be vaccinated against the coronavirus to attend classes this fall, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday.

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US Visa Travel Restrictions Begin: Can Students With F1 Visa Travel?

US visa travel restrictions have begun after Joe Biden, President of the United States of America, announced this decision to prevent the spread of COVID-19

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Shift to wage based visa selection in the US to impact international students: Study

A Trump era regulation calling to end the lottery-based system of allocating H-1B visas in favour of a wage-based system will make it harder for international students to get a work permit in the US, according to a new study.

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Rule To End The H-1B Visa Lottery Would Harm International Students

When the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published the rule, it concluded that under the new regulation, no applicants for H-1B petitions paid Level 1 wages would be selected under the new system and only about half of the people paid at Level 2 wages would get H-1B petitions. 

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Campus leaders: We stand with India

Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education Catherine P. Koshland, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Stephen Sutton and Lisa García Bedolla, the vice provost for graduate education and dean of the graduate division, sent the following message to the campus community: 

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