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Are Immigrants Eligible for Coronavirus Act Checks?

The CARES Act is a new piece of legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by the President that is designed to provide temporary emergency relief to certain individuals who qualify.

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COVID-19: Maintaining Visa Status

For many foreigners present in the US, COVID-19 brings not only health and safety concerns but also worries about their immigration or visa status.

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US Immigration Lawyers Plan to Sue Government in Response to Coronavirus

On April 3, 2020, the American Immigration Lawyers Association filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). 

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Coronavirus pandemic | Are we looking at yet another exodus of H-1B workers from USA?

Priya K*, a techie, is employed in a tech startup in USA and is an H-1B visa holder. 

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Graduating International Students See Future Plans In U.S. Jeopardized By Pandemic


Like many graduating college students across the United States, UNC-Chapel Hill senior Samara Bie experienced her last moments on campus without even knowing it.

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CARES Act: Foreign National and Immigrant Eligibility for Paid Leave, Unemployment Benefits, and Stimulus Rebates

On March 27, 2020, President Donald Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act,

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Pandemic Creates Roadblocks During H-1B Visa Cycle

When employers submitted their requests for H-1B workers this year, the U.S. labor market was tight, with unemployment hovering below 4%.

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Checking USCIS Processing Times Online

You can now check USCIS processing times online at the USCIS web site. All you need to enter is your form number, 

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No Coronavirus-Related Furloughs of H-1B Employees

Many employers financially strained by the coronavirus outbreak are considering employee furloughs rather than outright layoffs,

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FY 2021 H-1B Cap Filing Period Opens


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that H-1B cap-subject petitions for fiscal year (FY) 2021 may now be filed with USCIS if based on a valid selected registration.

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