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It’s the First of the Month – Time to Check Your Passport and VisaScreen

By |May 2nd, 2015|

It’s the first of the month, and that means it’s time to check your passport and VisaScreen to make sure they are still valid.

Don’t […]

It’s Official – The Cut-Off Date for EB-3 Philippines is Now All the Way Back to 2007

By |May 1st, 2015|

In case you’ve been on a long, long cruise and didn’t know what has been going on for the last couple of weeks, as […]

What is the Cap Gap for Students With H-1B Petitions and How Does it Work?

By |April 30th, 2015|

If you are a student working on OPT and a US employer filed an H-1B case for you which was accepted for processing by […]

Bill Introduced to Expedite the J-1 Visa Stamping Process for Foreign Medical Graduates

By |April 29th, 2015|

On April 21st, 2015, Representatives Grace Meng (D-NY) and Tom Emmer (R-Minn) introduced the Grant Residency for Additional Doctors Act of 2015 to the […]

I’ve Been Waiting Patiently for Years and Now This? !?!? How to Correct Priority Date Errors With USCIS and the NVC

By |April 28th, 2015|

Many of you have experienced this frustration: you wait for years for your Priority Date to become current, only to discover your original job […]

H-1 Cap Regular Filing Receipt Notices have Started to Roll In

By |April 27th, 2015|

In today’s mail we received a number of Receipt Notices for cases that were filed in this year’s H-1B Cap lottery on April 1. […]

The US Consulate in Manila Has Just Added an Announcement About the EB-3 Category to Its Website Which Includes an Ominous Statement

By |April 24th, 2015|

The US consulate in Manila has just added the following statement to its website:

Retrogression of E3/EW Cut-Off Dates

Due to an overwhelming number of new […]

Is St. Luke’s Still Doing Medical Exams for People With April Interview Appointments?

By |April 24th, 2015|

We have received reports (see earlier posts) that earlier this week St. Luke’s stopped doing medical exams for people who were going to Walk-In […]

What in the World is Going on in Manila? Chaos Reigns! Has Your Status Been Changed to Say Your Visa is Coming? Let Us Know What is Going on With You!

By |April 24th, 2015|

Yesterday, one of our readers sent us an email she received from the US Consulate in Manila immediately after her interview on April 22 […]

The Million Dollar Question: Should You Go to Your April EB-3 Interview in Manila?

By |April 23rd, 2015|

UPDATE: See our recent post indicating some people are being told they will get visas after all. Take this into consideration!

You absolutely should go […]