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The 10-Day and 60 -Day Employment Based Grace Periods: A Primer

May 12, 2017

The 10-Day and 60-Day Employment Based Grace Periods: A Primer By Michael Bergman, Esq., Associate Attorney at the Nair Law Group, APC.   On January 17, 2017, a new Department of Homeland Security final rule titled “Retention of EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers” took effect and is now law. The subject of much anticipation, this rule contains a set of regulations providing highly skilled foreign workers… Read More


USCIS Completed Data Entry of Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B CAP-Subject Petition

May 04, 2017

USCIS has completed data entry of all fiscal year 2018 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in the computer-generated random process. USCIS will shortly begin returning all H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not selected. Due to the high volume of filings, USCIS is unable to provide a definite time frame for returning these petitions. Therefore, USCIS has requested that petitioners refrain from inquiring about the status of submitted cap-subject petitions until they receive a receipt notice or…