USCICS Extends Comment Period for Proposed Change to H-2A ProgramMarch 28, 2008
WASHINGTON - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it is extending the public comment period until April 14, 2008 for a proposed rule that would encourage and facilitate the lawful employment of H-2A foreign temporary agricultural workers.READ MORE
WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced a preliminary number of nearly 163,000 H-1B petitions received during the filing period ending on April 7, 2008. More than 31,200 of those petitions were for the advanced degree category.
Form I-130s to be filed with the Chicago Lockbox
WASHINGTON - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued an interim final rule today that prohibits employers from filing more than one petition for an H-1B visa for a single employee in a fiscal year.
Rule Modifies Selection Process and Prohibits Multiple Filings
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Second of two programs on immigration issues in the US examines the rules for seeking permanent residency.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued revised instructions for USCIS Form I-131, Application for Travel Document.
Beginning April 1, 2008, the Office of Children's Issues will assume the handling of all "incoming" cases under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Parental Child Abduction - that is, abductions of children from foreign countries to the United States. Incoming cases were previously handled by the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).
Stephen A. “Tony” Edson Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Visa Service