USCIS will issue additional H-1B work visas: who can apply

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will re-randomize the H-1B visa applicants. This is stated in a press release from the department. In March 2021, USCIS conducted the first random selection of properly submitted electronic registrations for FY2022. ...

USCIS will review denials of H-1B work visas made under the Trump administration

US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it may reopen and / or review adverse decisions on Form I-129 Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker based on three revoked policy memoranda. This was reported on the official USCIS website. USCIS tends to ...

USCIS Completes H-1B Work Visa Application Draw for 2021

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it has received sufficient petitions to meet the 65 limit set by Congress for a standard H-000B work visa and the 1 limit on additional visas for individuals ...

USCIS announces registration dates for H-1B work visa lottery

The Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced that the initial registration period for the FY1 H-2022B work visa lottery will open at noon ET on March 9 and run until noon ET on March 25. IN…

Trump will suspend the issue of certain categories of visas until the end of the year

U.S. President Donald Trump will expand the existing visa ban to include certain nonimmigrant work visas as part of measures to protect U.S. workers amid the economic turmoil associated with the coronavirus pandemic, a senior administration official said on Monday, June 22, writes ...

Hundreds of thousands of work visa holders have lost their legal status in the USA: what's next

Back in April, we wrote that hundreds of thousands of foreign workers holding H-1B visas could lose their legal status by June. For many of them, this day has come, writes Bloomberg. H-1B visas are temporary work permits that ...

NYT: Trump may prohibit the issuance of work visas to foreign students and professionals

US President Donald Trump has said he wants to stop immigration as Americans face staggeringly high unemployment rates as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The president's plan includes a ban on temporary visas for skilled foreign workers and foreign students who enroll ...

Hundreds of thousands of work visa holders may lose legal status in the USA

If the visa issues are not resolved, the United States can expect "a catastrophe on the human and economic level," writes Bloomberg. Manasi Vasavada has less than three weeks left before she loses her legal right to stay in the country. Dental practice in the area ...

H-1B Work Visas for 2021: USCIS Launches Full Application Process

On April 1, Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the start of the full H-1B work visa application process for fiscal 2021. They can be submitted by those whose preliminary applications were approved as a result of the lottery (how to check the results of the lottery, ...

USCIS Completes H-1B Work Visa Application Lottery

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) received a sufficient number of electronic registrations during the initial period to reach the required number of applications for the distribution of H-1B work visas for the 2021 fiscal year, according to the official website of the department. USCIS randomly selected applications that ...

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