Immigration et cabinet Nouvelles

AMÉRICANO. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) must be thinking positively that the economy will improve soon. It looks like some time next month, USCIS will publish a notice of proposed rule making for a new electronic registration system for H-1B petitions subject to the annual 65,000 casquette. En "Registration Requirement for Petitioners Seeking to File H-1B Petitions on Behalf of Aliens Subject to Numerical Limitations", USCIS will propose a cheaper way for employers to register for[En savoir plus ...]

Aujourd'hui, USCIS announced that employer/petitioners will not be required to complete Part 6 of newly revised Form I-129 until Feb. 20, 2011. Partie 6 pertains to Controlled Technology and Technical Data questions. Due to the many inquiries USCIS received from stakeholders about how to answer the questions, USCIS has extended the time in which employers must be able to answer the question. As I mentioned in my earlier post, Employers Must Know Export Control Rules When Sponsoring Employees, USCIS … [En savoir plus ...]

Beginning December 23, 2010, the new I-129 form goes into effect. This form is used for H-1B, H-1B1, L-1 and O-1A visa petitions concerning professional/specialty occupation, cessionnaire intra-entreprise, and extraordinary ability employees. A new set of questions ask the employer to certify that the employer has reviewed the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and has determined that either a license is not required or that if one is[En savoir plus ...]

The H-1B cap is getting closer to reaching annual limits. As of November 26, 2010, for FY 2011, the H-1B Cap is as follows: 50,400 of the annual 65,000 allotment of cap-eligible petitions have been approved. 18,400 of the additional 20,000 AMÉRICANO. masters degree exemptions have been used. If the annual caps are reached in the next few weeks or months, then a new round of H-1B visas will not be available for jobs beginning this year and next until October 1, 2011. The application window will open[En savoir plus ...]

A new I129 Form will be introduced and published on November 23, 2010, la même date, les frais de dépôt augmentent de $320 à $325.00 pour les frais de base, et de $1000 à $1225.00 si un traitement accéléré de la demande de prime. Le formulaire est utilisé pour plusieurs catégories non-immigrants, y compris E-1 / E2, E-3, H-1B, H-2A, H-2B, l'infirmière inscrit expiré H-2C, H-3, L-1, La, P, Q, R et TN. En plus des frais de base pour chacune de ces catégories, il y a des frais de fraude et de formation qui varient selon la catégorie, employer[En savoir plus ...]