USCIS expands Premium Processing for Applicants seeking to change nonimmigrant status into F, M or J. Click here for more information.
As of June 1, 2023, the DOL transitioned from the legacy PERM portal to the new FLAG-based PERM application. The revised Form ETA-9089 requires more detailed information in several key areas although despite the significant restructuring, the rules governing PERM application and adjudication thereof, remain unchanged: https://flag.dol.gov/programs/perm
H-1B Registration is approaching! Employers should identify current employees and potential employment candidates who may require H-1B visa sponsorship. The USCIS will continue to utilize the electronic registration for FY 2024’s H-1B cap season.
The Biden administration plans to revive an (Obama administration) immigration program that lets foreign entrepreneurs work in the U.S. for up to five years, as long as their startups attract at least $250,000 in US venture capital, hire 10 employees or meet other benchmarks. It is important…
The Biden Administration, as promised, is moving quickly on changes to U.S. immigration law and policy. Announcements from the Biden White House have been coming at a fast and furious pace beginning just a few hours after President Biden’s inauguration.
Many Americans wonder why all immigrants do not just come to the United States legally or simply “get in line” if they are living here unauthorized. These suggestions miss the point: There is no line available for current unauthorized immigrants and the “regular channels” are largely not…