USCIS announced on Monday that it received 199,000 H-1B petitions in connection with this year’s visa lottery and that it has now completed the […]
It’s always important to renew your VisaScreen before it expires; however, this is especially important with the Priority Date cut-offs starting to move as […]
The May 2017 Visa Bulletin has been released and contains the following cut-off dates (Final Action Chart):
Rest of World (ROW): Current: No change.
China: 08Feb13 […]
USCIS Announces It WILL NOT Accept Employment-Based Filings Under the “Dates for Filing” Chart in April
USCIS has announced it WILL NOT accept employment-based Application to Adjust Status filings under the “Dates for Filing” chart included in the April 2017 Visa […]
It’s the first of the month and that means it’s time to check your passport to make sure it’s still valid. Don’t forget that […]
Last year, Hammond Law Group, LLC did not start receiving rejected cases back from USCIS until the third week in June. The only way to […]
H-1B Series: I’m Currently Enrolled in a US Master’s Degree Program But Will Not Finish Until May 2017. Should I Apply for the Master’s Cap in 2017 Since I Will be Finished Before October 1?
I’m currently enrolled in a US master’s degree program but will not finish until May 2017. Should I apply for the Master’s cap in 2017 […]
According to reports we have received from members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has acknowledged the […]
H-1B Series: When Should We Expect to Receive Receipt Notices for Cases Accepted in the H-1B Cap Lottery?
We normally start receiving Receipt Notices for cases accepted for processing in the H-1B Cap during the third week of April. Rejected cases don’t normally […]
H-1B Series: Is It Possible to Use a Start Date Later Than October 1 for an H-1B Filed in the H-1B Cap Lottery?
Is it possible to use a start date later than October 1 for an H-1B filed in the H-1B cap lottery?
This is an interesting […]