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USCIS reaches fiscal year 2015 H-1B cap

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

As most H-1B employers know, there is an annual quota on the number of new H-1B petitions that can be approved each federal fiscal year. The quota is

Department of Commerce issues fine for export control violations

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

On February 24, 2014, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") and Intevac, Inc. ("Intevac"), entered into a

DOS increases site visits for J-1 hosts and participants

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

The DOS recently advised designated J-1 sponsors within the intern and trainee categories that representatives from the Bureau of Educational and

California Supreme Court will determine the reach of California Senate bill 1818

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

On April 2, 2014, the California Supreme Court heard arguments in Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co., No. S196568 (Cal.). In Salas, a former employee of

USCIS reaches H-1B cap for FY 2015

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced today that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory

BIA finds that an E-2 dependent is not required to apply for employment authorization

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

On November 5, 2013, the Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA") issued an opinion that found that an E-2 spouse remained eligible for permanent

California passes "immigrant friendly" legislation

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

On January 1, 2014 several immigrant-friendly laws went into effect in California. These bills provide significant new rights and protections to

H-1B nonimmigrant season opens on April 1, 2014, for fiscal year 2015

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

As most H-1B employers know, there is an annual quota on the number of new H-1B petitions that can be approved each federal fiscal year. The quota is

DOL's administrative review board applies "bona fide termination" rule to E-3 worker

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

On December 23, 2013, the Administrative Review Board ("ARB"), U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL"), issued its decision in Matter of S.V. Technologies

DOS issues February 2014 Visa Bulletin

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

The DOS has issued its Visa Bulletin for February 2014. This bulletin determines who can apply for U.S. permanent residence and when. The cutoff