Newsletter Archive

2/7/2017

Date: 02/07/2017

Dear Client,

REMINDER: H-1B CAP WILL OPEN ON APRIL 3, 2017

Dear Client,

We here at the Nair Law Group are currently in the midst of H-1B CAP season and have been preparing cases for this year’s H-1B CAP. As such, we would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the fast approaching April 3rd deadline for new cap-subject filings. As we expect another lottery year, we highly… Read More


2/2/2017

Date: 02/02/2017

Dear Client,

Automatic 180 Day Extension for EADs [2/2/2017]:

On Jan. 17, 2017, a new rule, “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers” amending DHS regulations went into effect. The regulatory amendments provide for the automatic extension of the validity periods of certain Employment Authorization Documents (Form I-766) for up to 180 days if the… Read More


2/1/2017

Date: 02/01/2017

Dear Client,

Travel Ban Update [2/1/2017]:

• Department of State provisionally revokes all valid immigrant and nonimmigrant visas of nationals from the 7 Designated Countries;

• Customs and Border Protection issues limited guidance for those affected; and

• White House clarifies that LPRs from the 7 Designated Countries no longer require waivers to enter the US.

These are the latest updates on… Read More


1/30/2017

Date 01/30/2017

Dear Client,

Alert: Executive Order - Travel Warning for Nationals of Certain Countries.

On Friday, January 27, 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals.” The Order puts into place a number of key immigration changes and processes with immediate consequences for nationals of certain countries. The below information is current as of Monday, January 30, 2017.

Entry of… Read More


12/27/2016

Date 12/27/2016

Dear Client,

On December 23, 2016 USCIS released, without prior notice, new versions of many of its forms. These new versions of the forms go into effect immediately and no prior versions of these forms will be accepted. Affected forms include the I-129 (H-1Bs, L-1s, E-3s), I-539 (H-4s, L-2s, E-3Ds), I-140 (EB-1s, EB-2s, EB-3s… Read More