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Computer Crash at State Department is Causing Delays in Issuance of Visas at US Consulates

By |July 24th, 2014|

The Associated Presst is reporting the State Department’s global database for issuing travel documents has crashed, resulting in major delays for potentially millions of people around […]

USCIS Issues Encouraging Memo Regarding Adjudication of H-1B Visa Petitions for RN’s

By |July 23rd, 2014|

On July 11, 2014, USCIS issued a memo which provides guidance for examiners to use when determining whether a nursing position would qualify for an […]

Vermont Service Center Announces Goal of Mid-August for Processing All 2015 H-1B Cases

By |July 22nd, 2014|

During a recent telephone conference between the AILA Vermont Service Center (VSC) Liaison Committee and senior staff at the VSC, the VSC communicated its […]

Best of Luck to July NPTE Test Takers

By |July 18th, 2014|

Hammond Law Group, LLC wishes to extend best wishes to all those Physical Therapists who are currently completing their final preparations in anticipation of […]

USCIS Considering Employment Eligibility for Dependents of J-1 Physicians Who Are on H-4 Visas

By |July 17th, 2014|

At the end of March, the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services Ombudsman recommended that USCIS publish new regulations to allow employment authorization for J-2 […]

The Cap Gap and Extensions of Employment Authorizations for Students With Pending H-1B Visa Petitions

By |July 15th, 2014|

Are you a student and getting worried about the fact that your Employment Authorization Document (EAD) is getting ready to expire but the H-1B […]

Time to Get In Gear if You Have a 2010, 2011, or 2012 EB-3 Priority Date for the Philippines

By |July 10th, 2014|

Have you taken a good look at the priority date cut-off movement for EB-3 Philippines?

The May Visa 2014 Bulletin EB-3 Philippines cut-off date was […]

August Visa Bulletin Reveals 17 Month Movement for Philippines EB-3 Category

By |July 9th, 2014|

The August 2014 Visa Bulletin has been released and contains the following cut-off dates:

EB-2 Category

Rest of World (ROW): Current

China: 08OCT09 - Approximately three months.

India: 01SEP08 – […]

Legislative Immigration Reform is Dead in 2014

By |July 1st, 2014|

It would appear from the speech President Obama gave today that legislative reform of the US immigration system is completely dead in 2014. The […]

Medical Program Assists Foreign Doctors in Practicing in the U.S.

By |June 25th, 2014|

A recent story by the San Bernardino County Sun reported that UCLA has developed a program that will assist foreign physicians in meeting the […]