Clarity and Strength in Immigration Law

Posted in: April, 2014

Visa Bulletin Predictions: June and July 2014 and Beyond

Charlie Oppenheim of the Department of State’s Visa Office recently provided the following predictions for upcoming visa bulletins, based on current usage. Please note that all predictions are subject to change depending on actual visa usage. F-2A (Family-Based, Second Preference A): The worldwide category and Mexico will retrogress soon. The worldwide date may move back […]

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H-1B Cap Receipt Notices Update

As of Monday, April 21st our office has received the first H-1B receipt notices for the cap cases filed April 1. Our office has received relatively few receipt notices so far, and this is consistent with what other attorneys are reporting as well. In fact, some of our colleagues in other firms have not received […]

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H-1B Lottery FY2015 Conducted: What’s Next?

On Monday of this week, USCIS announced that it had received sufficient cap-subject H-1B petitions during the first five days of filing to trigger the H-1B lottery. Today (April 10, 2014), USCIS announced that they have completed the random selection process, and that they had received 172,500 cap-subject H-1B petitions. They did not specify exactly […]

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