USCIS To Issue 2-Year EADs if Priority Date Not Current

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 that beginning on June 30, 2008 it will issue Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) valid for two years. The new two-year EAD is only available to...
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DOS Releases July 2008 Visa Bulletin

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released its July 2008 Visavisa allows the bearer to apply for entry to the U.S. in a certain classification (e.g. student (F), visitor (B), temporary worker (H)). A visa does not grant the bearer the right to enter the United States. The Department of State (DOS) is responsible for visa adjudication at U.S. Embassies and Consulates outside of the U.S. The...
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I-140 Premium Processing Reinstated For Certain Cases

The USCIS has announced that beginning June 16, 2008, it will accept Premium Processing Service requests for some cases of Form I-140 filed on behalf of alienAny person not a citizen or nationalA person owing permanent allegiance to a state of the United States. workers who are nearing the end of their sixth year in H-1B nonimmigrantAn alien who seeks temporary entry to the United States for a...
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USCIS Update on FY2009 H-1B Cap-Subject Filings

The United States 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 Service (USCIS) has announced that, except for cases being reviewed as potential duplicate filings, all receipts have been issued for cases selected in the random...
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