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H-1B visas

“Buy American, Hire American,” Policy Now Affecting the H-1B Visa Process

Update:  After this post was published, the McClatchy DC news service reported that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has stated that it is not considering a regulatory change to the H-1B extension rules as had previously…
L1 visa

Entrepreneur Parole Program (updated)

Recent update (May 30, 2018) : DHS plans to rescind the program As of the December 14th announcement by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), applications are now being accepted for parole under the International…
USCIS

USCIS Takes a Drastic Approach to the H-1B Program

As you might know, the H-1B visa program is created by the U.S. government to assist U.S. companies with recruiting highly-skilled foreign workers when they cannot find qualified U.S employees in the country.  Two-thirds of visas under the…
USCIS

USCIS Final Rule on Parole for Start-Up Entrepreneurs

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has recently published a new rule, effective July 17, 2017, which adds new provisions regarding the use of parole on a case-by-case basis with respect to entrepreneurs of start-up entities who can…