» H-1B

Launch of Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently announced the launch of the Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) website for early enrollments. Beginning November 29, 2016, all individuals with a People’s Republic of China issued passport bea… Read More
Read More
Categories: H-1B, Immigration News

USCIS Released Updated Processing Times

USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) released updated processing time reports on October 18, 2016. The updated processing time reports include processing dates as of August 31, 2016. Processing times are included for the Califor… Read More
Read More
Categories: Forms, H-1B, Immigration News

First-time Third-country H-1B Applicants May Now Apply in Vancouver

The Department of State and The U.S. Consulate General in Vancouver, Canada has confirmed that it will now accept applications filed by third-country foreign nationals apply for their first H-1B visa. This applies even if the application is based on… Read More
Read More
Categories: H-1B, Immigration News

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Completes the H-1B Cap Lottery for FY2017

As reported by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), USCIS used a computer-generated random selection process, or lottery, on 4/9/16 to select enough petitions to meet the FY2017 H-1B cap. USCIS received over 236,000 H-1B petitions dur… Read More
Read More
Categories: H-1B

About Attorney Sivaraman

Heather Sivaraman's Profile Image
Sivaraman Immigration Law’s founder, Heather Sivaraman, brings an exceptional level of initiative, creativity and dedication to the practice of Immigration Law. A 2008 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law, she is an active… Read More
Jing's Profile Image
Jing Huang, Associate Attorney, holds a Master’s degree in Law from University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from China Women’s University. Prior to joining Sivaraman Immigration Law, Jing worked as an attorney in China s… Read More

Attorney Profile