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Immigrant Visa Fee Bills Timing is Being Addressed By the NVC04/17/14

On of the problems which has arisen as a result of retrogression involves the timing of the issuance of the immigrant visa Fee Bills by the National Visa Center for […]

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Department of State Credit Card Processing Problems Announced04/16/14

The State Department announced yesterday that due to a systems problem, U.S. Embassies and Consulates around the world are unable to accept credit card payments for services at this time. […]

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USCIS to Start Processing H-1B Cap Subject Premium Processed Cases On April 2804/16/14

Have you filed a cap-subject H-1B case under the premium processing option and are wondering when USCIS will adjudicate your case? USCIS has announced that while it began accepting cases […]

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USCIS Policy on Expiring Medical Exams is Expiring04/15/14

USCIS Form I-693, Medical Examination for Adjustment of Status is normally valid for a period of one year from the date it is signed by the doctor completing the medical […]

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Hammond Law Group 10th Annual Symposium on the International Recruitment of Healthcare Workers S...04/14/14

Don’t forget to register for Hammond Law Group’s 10th Annual Symposium on International Recruitment of Healthcare Workers. This year’s symposium will take place in the Ft. Lauderdale area on Friday, […]

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USCIS Ombudsman Recommends That Derivatives of Conrad State 30 Physicians be Authorized to Chang...04/11/14

Recently, the USCIS Ombudsman office recommended that derivatives of physicians who are working on H-1b status through the Conrad State 30 program be eligible to change to employment-authorized non-immigrant classifications. […]

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USCIS Receives 172,500 Visa Petitions for H-1B Lottery; Lottery Completed04/10/14

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it received approximately 172,500 H-1B petitions during the filing period which began April 1, including petitions filed for the advanced degree […]

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2014 H-1B Visa Cap Reached04/08/14

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that on April 7 it had received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 visas for […]

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USICS Nurse Call01/17/14

On Thursday, January 16th, USCIS held a conference call which was intended to allow the members of a newly formed USCIS task force to hear about issues with the manner […]

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USCIS RN Call01/09/14

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced it will be holding a stakeholder teleconference on Thursday, January 16, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Eastern) to provide feedback […]

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