Clarity and Strength in Immigration Law

Posted in: April, 2015

H-4 EADs: Coming Soon to a Household Near You!

At long last, USCIS has issued final regulations that will allow H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B visa holders to apply for work authorization (also known as a work permit or employment authorization document). At this point USCIS has not yet issued an FAQ – further guidance is expected the end of April or beginning of […]

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FY 2016 H-1B Cap Lottery Completed! What’s Next for the H-1B Winners and Losers?

USCIS announced today that it has completed the lottery for the FY 2016 H-1B cap petitions received. The agency reports receiving approximately 233,000 cap-subject petitions, including US master’s degree petitions. USCIS officials say premium processing for selected H-1B cap cases will start no later than May 11, 2015. What Happens Next? 1.       We should begin […]

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