Tag Archives: USCIS

New H-1B Visa Lottery Rule

H-1B Visa

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a final rule on 01/08/2021 to replace the annual H-1B visa lottery system that it has used for years. The new system randomly selects foreign professionals with a premise that prioritizes those offered the highest salaries for their occupation and geographic area.

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Effect of Breaks in Continuity of Residence on Eligibility for Naturalization

USCIS on February 26, 2020, announced an update to the USCIS Policy Manual to align USCIS practice with congressional intent and existing regulations by clarifying requirements surrounding naturalization applicants’ absences from the United States. This update concerns absences of more than six months but less than one year during the statutorily required continuous residence period.

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The Position of Function Manager in the L-1A and EB-1 Multinational Manager Petitions

L-1 international manager

L-1A visa classification and EB-1A multinational manager petitions allow employers with international company structures to transfer executives or managers from an affiliated foreign office to an affiliated office in the United States.  Among many requirements, the conditions that must be met for the managerial classifications to work is that the executive or manager, as seen […]

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New USCIS Memo on 2018 F1 Unlawful Presence Rules


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Delays of Employment Authorization Applications and Travel Document Applications

employment authorization card

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