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USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for all H-1B Petitions

Posted: 02/15/19  |  Revised: 03/12/19 As of March 12, 2019, USCIS has reinstated premium processing for all H-1B petitions.  After suspending premium processing for H-1B cap cases filed April 1, 2018 and then for the vast majority of all H-1B cases in September 2018, USCIS has gradually re-expanded the categories...
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The H-1B Visa

Posted: 07/15/18  |  Revised: 11/05/18 The H-1B visa program has been in the news of late, but much of the information is wrong.  Let’s look at some of the facts of the H-1B visa program: The H-1B is a non-immigrant (temporary) visa that allows U.S. employers to employ foreign workers...
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What Happens if There is a Government Shutdown?

Posted: 05/20/18  |  Revised: 12/14/18 If the government shuts down, then it’s important to note that while some services will be suspended for as long as the shutdown lasts, other services will continue to be available. USCIS processing of cases will continue.  This is because USCIS processing is wholly fee-based,...
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