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November Visa Bulletin Available

November Visa Bulletin Available U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently released the November 2022 Visa Bulletin. Understanding the Visa Backlogs There are a limited number of employment-based immigrant visas (“green cards”) a… Read More
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USCIS Further Expands Premium Processing Service

On September 15, USCIS began accepting Form I-907 Requests for Premium Processing Service for two additional categories of I-140 petitions: E13 multinational executive and manager petitions filed by January 1, 2022 E21 NIW petitions filed by February… Read More
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Premium Processing Fee In…

Premium Processing Fee Increase

Effective next Monday, October 19, 2020, USCIS will increase the fees for premium processing. Currently, the fee for Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing, is $1,440 for all filings. Starting on Monday, this fee will be raised to $2,500 for all… Read More
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USCIS Increases Premium P…

USCIS Increases Premium Processing Fee

USCIS announced that beginning on November 29, 2019 the premium processing fee for Form I-129 and Form I-140 will increase from $1,410 to $1,440. Premium processing is an optional service that allows petitioners to request 15-day processing on certai… Read More
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Revised Form I-539 Change…

Revised Form I-539 Changes

In March 2019, USCIS published new editions of Forms I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status and I-539A, Supplemental Information for Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status with edition dates of February 4, 2019. USCIS also… Read More
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USCIS Starts Premium Proc…

USCIS Starts Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions Today

Today, June 10, 2019, USCIS will begin premium processing for the remaining fiscal year 2020 H-1B cap-subject petitions. Starting today, petitioners may file the request for premium processing, or the Form I-907, with the USCIS service center that is… Read More
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New Two-Phased Approach f…

New Two-Phased Approach for H-1B Premium Processing

A Two-Phased Approach On May 20, 2019, USCIS will start premium processing for FY2020 cap-subject H-1B petitions that are requesting a change of status on Form I-129 and that filed Form I-907, the request for premium processing service, with the H-1B… Read More
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USCIS Announces Resumptio…

USCIS Announces Resumption of Premium Processing

On March 12, 2019, USCIS resumed premium processing for all H-1B petitions. Due to this resumption, clients that received RFEs (Requests for Evidence) for pending petitions can now utilize premium processing. RFE responses should include the request… Read More
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Premium Processing for H-…

Premium Processing for H-1B Visas

Last year, USCIS temporarily suspended premium processing for certain categories of H-1B petitions including cap-subject petitions. USCIS announced last week that premium processing will resume today for all fiscal year 2019 H-1B cap petitions. This… Read More
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USCIS Resumed Premium Processing for FY 2018 Cap-Subject H-1B Visa Petitions

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) resumed premium processing today for all H-1B visa petitions subject to the Fiscal Year year (FY) 2018 cap. The FY 2018 cap has been set at 65,000 visas. Premium processing has also resumed for the an… Read More
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