Newsletter Archive

4/3/2017

Date: 04/03/2017

Dear Client,

Alert: USCIS Enacts Targeted Site Visit and H-1B Visa Fraud Reporting Initiatives

Effective immediately, USCIS has issued two (2) new directives to identify and prevent H-1B visa fraud and abuse.

(1) Targeted and Increased Site visits to H-1B Employers: USCIS will make more random and unannounced site visits in the following situations:

•Where USCIS cannot validate the employer’s basic business information through commercially… Read More


3/8/2017

Date: 03/08/17

Foreign Nationals Living in Trump’s America – Do I have to carry my papers?

Since the election, the foreign national communities across the United States have been living in a state of uncertainty and fear; uncertain about the current state of affairs and afraid of what the future holds. With large scale immigration crackdown against undocumented foreign nationals underway; documented or foreign nationals who are in the US legally are rightfully concerned. Over the… Read More


3/6/2017

Date: 03/06/17

On Monday, March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a new Executive Order, “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry to The United States”. The Key Provisions of this Executive Order are as follows:

Entry Ban for the Next 90 Days of Nationals from “Countries or Areas of Concern:

• A 90 day suspension of entry for certain immigrants and nonimmigrants from designated “countries… Read More


3/3/2017

Date: 03/03/2017

Dear Client,

Starting April 3, 2017, USCIS will temporarily suspend premium processing for ALL H-1B petitions. This suspension may last up to 6 months. While H-1B premium processing is suspended, petitioners will not be able to file Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service for any Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker which requests the H-1B nonimmigrant classification.

The temporary suspension… Read More


2/10/2017

Date: 02/10/2017

Dear Client,

Travel Ban Update [2/9/2017]: Federal Court Deals Latest Blow to Trump’s Travel Ban.

In a major setback for the Trump Administration, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refused the government’s request to restore the Executive Order, which restricts the nationals of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Yemen and Sudan from traveling into the US and temporarily bans refugees from entering the US. As such… Read More