Blogs: Citizenship & Immigration

  • Immigration News: Immigration Relief Measures for Nepali Nationalsglobe

    USCIS has several immigration relief measures that may be available to Nepali nationals who are affected by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015. Measures that may be available to eligible Nepali nationals upon request include:
    Posted by: Celine Lee on Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 8:06 AM | Comments: 0
  • Immigration News: USCIS Reaches H-2B Cap for Fiscal Year 2015globe of flags

    March 26, 2015 was the final receipt date for new H-2B worker petitions requesting an employment start date before October 1, 2015. How the Final Receipt Date is Determined The final receipt date is the date when USCIS received enough cap-subject petitions to reach the statutory limit of 66,000 H-2B worker visas for FY 2015. What Happens After Reaching the Cap USCIS will reject new H-2B petitions that:
    Posted by: Celine Lee on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 8:27 AM | Comments: 0
  • Immigration News: DHS Extends Eligibility for Employment Authorization to Certain H-4globe of flags

    Effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident (LPR) status. DHS amended the regulations to allow these H-4 dependent spouses to accept employment in the United States. Eligible individuals include certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who: 
    Posted by: Celine Lee on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 8:09 AM | Comments: 0
  • Assembly Bill 60: Driver's License Implementationdriving, cars on highway, Assembly Bill 60, California, driver's license

    Posted by: Bianca Saldana on Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 5:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • Immigration News: USCIS will reject new cap-subject H-2B petitions globe

    USCIS will reject new cap-subject H-2B petitions that were received after January 26, 2015, and that request an employment start date prior to April 1, 2015. No cap numbers from the first half of FY 2015 will be available in the second half of FY 2015, which begins April 1, 2015. USCIS will continue to accept H-2B petitions that are exempt from the congressionally mandated cap as quoted USCIS.
    Posted by: Celine Lee on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 9:05 AM | Comments: 0