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Hammond Law Group LLC Opens Los Angeles Office

By |August 18th, 2016|

Hammond LAw Group LLC is pleased to announce that it has opened an office in Los Angeles, California. Senior attorney Cynthia Perez will be the […]

U.S. Ranks in Top 5 Highest Paying Countries for RNs

By |July 15th, 2016|

Data pulled from the appropriate wage statistic reporting agency in each respective country (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for the United States) indicates the […]

The August 2016 Visa Bulletin is Out

By |July 15th, 2016|

The MONTH, 2016 Visa Bulletin has been released and contains the following cut-off dates:

EB-2 Category

Rest of World (ROW): Current

China: 01FEB12 – No change.

India: 01FEB08 – […]

USCIS Announces It Has Returned all 2017 H-1B Lottery Rejected Cases

By |July 8th, 2016|

USCIS has announced that as of July 8, 2016, it has returned all fiscal year 2017 H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not selected in […]

OFLC Updates Wage Information Effective July 1

By |July 6th, 2016|

In case you hadn’t realized, just a quick reminder that OFLC has uploaded the newest prevailing wage data from the Occupational Employment Survey (OES) for […]

The Department of Justice is Increasing Penalties for Employer Immigration Violations

By |June 30th, 2016|

The U.S. Department of Justice is set to increase penalties for employers who unlawfully employing foreign nationals and for engaging in unfair immigration related […]

Report Says Ontario Has Worst RN-to-Population Ratio in Canada

By |June 2nd, 2016|

A June 1, 2016 report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) confirms Ontario’s Registered Nurse-to-population ratio is now the worst in Canada […]

AILA Files Lawsuit Against USCIS for Information on H-1B Cap Lottery System

By |May 24th, 2016|

On May 20, 2016, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) filed a lawsuit against the USCIS and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to disclose […]

USCIS Proposes to Increase Filing Fees

By |May 13th, 2016|

On May 4, 2016, USCIS published a notice of a proposal to increase certain government filing fees, and create a new fee. The average […]

USCIS Authorizes Calls Regarding H-1B Cases Approaching 240 Day Rule

By |May 11th, 2016|

On May 10, 2016, USCIS announced that effective April 21, 2016, it would begin allowing petitioners who filed Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant […]