H-1B Cap Update – August 12, 2011

The 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 Service (USCIS) updated its Fiscal YearCurrently, the twelve-month period beginning October 1 and ending September 30. Historically, until 1831 and from 1843-49, the...
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Deferred Enforced Departure Extended for Liberians

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 its intention to automatically extend employment authorization for Liberian nationals covered under Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) through March...
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H-1B Cap Update – July 29, 2011

The 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 Service (USCIS) updated its Fiscal YearCurrently, the twelve-month period beginning October 1 and ending September 30. Historically, until 1831 and from 1843-49, the...
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USCIS Reminds Haitian Nationals to File for TPS

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) reminds eligible nationals of Haiti (and persons without nationalityThe country of a person’s citizenship or country in which the person is deemed a nationalA...
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USCIS Clarifies H-1B ‘Employer-Employee’ Relationship for Company Owners

In response to stakeholder feedback, USCIS has updated existing FAQs to clarify that an H-1B beneficiaryAn applicantPerson who wants something for him/herself and makes a request for it (asks for it). The request is usually in writing. for a 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...
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