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Retrogression Series: Should I Complete the DS-260 online application?

By |May 24th, 2015|

This post is part of a series about what to do while your Priority Date is retrogressed, once you have received your I-140 Approval Notice […]

Retrogression Series: If I Already Paid My Fee Bill, Will I Have to Pay it Again When My Priority Date Becomes Current Again?

By |May 23rd, 2015|

This post is part of a series about what to do while your Priority Date is retrogressed, once you have received your I-140 Approval Notice […]

USCIS Issues Guidance for H-1B Amendments in Light of the Simeio Solutions Decision

By |May 22nd, 2015|

On May 21, 2015, USCIS issued the following guidance with regard to the filing of amended H-1B petitions following the release of the Simeio […]

How Much Thought and Coordination Goes Into Setting the Visa Bulletin Cut-Off Dates Each Month?

By |May 22nd, 2015|

Have you ever wondered what goes into setting the cut-off dates in each month’s Visa Bulletin? Do the people at the Department of State […]

Retrogression Series: Should I Pay My Fee Bill Before My Priority Date Becomes Current?

By |May 22nd, 2015|

This post is part of a series about what to do while your Priority Date is retrogressed, once you have received your I-140 Approval Notice […]

What Do I Do Now That My Priority Date Has Retrogressed? New Blog Series Starts Tomorrow

By |May 21st, 2015|

What do you do if your I-140 Immigrant Petition has been approved by USCIS and sent to the NVC and you are in the […]

Charlie Oppenheim Says World-Wide Demand for EB-2 Has Exploded; EB-2 India to Be Affected the Most

By |May 21st, 2015|

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) DOS Liaison Committee provides a series of monthly updates designed to keep members informed of Visa Bulletin progress […]

USCIS Has Published Guidance for Filing H-4 Spouse EAD Applications

By |May 20th, 2015|

USCIS has published information to help eligible H-4 dependent spouses who want to apply for employment authorization under the Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 […]

Should I Rush to File an “Extension of Stay” Premium Processing Application if I Was Going to File One Soon Anyway?

By |May 20th, 2015|

In case you haven’t seen, USCIS has temporarily suspended premium Processing for all H-1B “Extension of Stay” cases (read about it HERE). Should you rush […]

USCIS Temporarily Suspends Premium Processing for H-1B “Extension of Stay” Cases; H-4 EAD Cases to Blame

By |May 19th, 2015|

USCIS has just announced that starting May 26, 2015, USCIS will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B Extension of Stay petitions until July 27, […]