Firm Accepting H1B Cap Cases

The first filing date for cap-subject H-1B petitions is a little over a month and a half away.  For Fiscal YearCurrently, the twelve-month period beginning October 1 and ending September 30. Historically, until 1831 and from 1843-49, the twelve-month period ending September 30 of the respective year; from 1832-42 and 1850-67, ending December 31 of the respective year; from 1868-1976, ending...
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USCIS Revises Policy on FBI Name Checks and AOS Adjudications

The USCIS recently issued an interoffice memorandum that revised its prior policy on waiting until the FBI name check was completed to adjudicate an I-485 Adjustment of Status application.  Under its revised policy, the USCIS now has the authority to adjudicate an otherwise approvable I-485 adjustment application if the FBI name check has been pending for over 180 days but has not...
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Q and A On FY 2009 H-1B Filings

U.S. CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Services (USCIS) uses the information in Part C of the H-1B Data Collection and Filing Fee Exemption Supplement (Form I-129, page 11) to determine whether a petition is subject...
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USCIS Announces Centralized Procedure for Filing H1B Applications for Cap-Exempt Employers

U.S. CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a new customer service initiative to streamline the adjudication of H-1B petitions. USCIS will employ a special unit dedicated to processing...
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