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

By |October 1st, 2014|

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 […]

Cap Gap Employment Authorization Ends Tonight at Midnight

By |September 30th, 2014|

Just a quick note to remind you that cap gap employment authorization for all H-1B petitions which have not been processed ends tonight at […]

Can I Take a Leave of Absence From My H-1B Job?

By |September 29th, 2014|

While an employer cannot force an employee to take a leave of absence during a period of time in which the employer does not […]

ECFMG Issues Cautionary Advisory to International Medical Graduates

By |September 26th, 2014|

The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (“ECFMG”) recently released information that shows that another organization is claiming to have a role in certifying […]

Cap Gap Employment Authorization Cut-Off Coming for Unfinished H-1B Petitions on September 30

By |September 26th, 2014|

Just a reminder that cap gap employment authorization ends on September 30. If your H-1B petition has not been processed by that time, you […]

What Should You Do if You Receive a Duplicate ASC Biometrics Appointment Notice?

By |September 25th, 2014|

In the last few days we have started to receive multiple ASC biometrics appointment notices for clients who have filed Application to Adjust Status […]

My Application to Adjust Status Has Been on Hold While My Priority Date Was Retrogressed. What Happens Now That My Priority Date Has Become Current Again?

By |September 24th, 2014|

When an Application to Adjust Status is pending with USCIS and the priority date for the case retrogresses, USCIS stops working on the file […]

I Originally Planned to File My Case Through Consular Processing But Ended Up Filing an Adjustment of Status in the US. What Should I Do When I Receive Email From the NVC?

By |September 24th, 2014|

Many people initially note on their Form I-140 immigrant petition that their case will finish processing at a US consulate outside the United States. […]

Why File an Application to Adjust Status if My Category is Going to Retrogress?

By |September 23rd, 2014|

When a priority date category retrogresses, USCIS stops working on all pending Applications to Adjust Status until the priority date is current again. Clients […]

Does My Employer Have to Pay My Travel Expenses Home After My H-1B Visa is Terminated? What About the Cost of My Family’s Travel Home?

By |September 22nd, 2014|

One of the Department of Labor regulations which is imposed upon employers with regard to H-1B visas is that the employer is obligated to […]