H-1B VISA DENIALS CONTINUE TO INCREASE FOR COMPANIES

By |2021-05-10T10:06:58-04:00September 14th, 2020|COVID-19, H-1B Visa, Immigration, Trump|

H-1B VISA DENIALS CONTINUE TO INCREASE FOR COMPANIES U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) continues H-1B visa denials, including for high-skilled foreign nationals sponsored by many of the best companies in the world, according to a new analysis. The overall trend for businesses under the Trump administration is to make life more difficult for companies [...]

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PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER TEMPORARILY SUSPENDING WORK VISAS

By |2021-05-10T12:52:43-04:00June 24th, 2020|H-1B Visa, Immigration, Immigration Policies, Trump|

On Monday June 22, 2020, President Trump extended and expanded his April 2020 immigration ban to now include new work visas in addition to family visas.  The new order bars hundreds of thousands of foreigners from seeking employment in the United States, as part of a broad effort to limit the entry of immigrants into [...]

Judges Slap Down USCIS Again On H-1B Visas

By |2021-05-11T06:41:25-04:00April 8th, 2020|H-1B Visa, Immigration, Immigration Cases, Immigration Policies|

In three new court cases, federal judges have decided that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) unlawfully denied H-1B petitions for foreign-born professionals. The decisions, which all involve USCIS improperly limiting the definition of a specialty occupation, may bring greater certainty to employers and potential visa holders during uncertain economic times. Under the Trump administration, [...]

Coronavirus Raises Tough Immigration Issues For Businesses

By |2021-05-11T07:30:07-04:00March 17th, 2020|Coronavirus, COVID-19, H-1B Visa, Immigration|

Coronavirus raises a host of difficult immigration issues for U.S. businesses, including the status of H-1B visa holders and international students, obtaining I-9 verification for new employees and travel restrictions that limit mobility for international personnel. Below is a look at important immigration issues facing businesses during the current health crisis. H-1B and L-1 Visa [...]

Time to start processing H-1B cap petitions.

By |2021-05-11T08:10:31-04:00February 12th, 2020|H-1B Visa, Immigration|

It’s already February 2020 and it’s almost time to start processing H-1B cap petitions for your employees and prospective employees. The H-1B cap applies to all employees you currently employ in F-1 OPT or J-1 status or prospective employees you wish to sponsor, here or from abroad. The H-1B cap does not apply to H-1B [...]

What is the H-1B Visa – What You Need to Know

By |2021-05-11T08:21:00-04:00January 31st, 2020|H-1B Visa, Immigration|

In this age of rapid economic growth and demand from companies for technology and other workers which outpaces the supply, many U.S. companies rely on foreign-born employees to cover their hiring needs. Recruiting and retaining the best possible talent from around the world is critical for any business to maintain its competitive edge. Many businesses [...]

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