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L-1B denial rates on the rise again: USCIS proposes new adjudication standards in response

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) recently released statistics related to L-1B denial rates for fiscal year 2014, in response to a

Administration's plan to grant work authorization to millions of individuals on hold

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2015

President Obama's recent deferred action directive is on hold for now. A federal judge in Texas granted a temporary injunction requested by 26 states

Administrative Law Judge enters sanctions against PEO for false I-9 attestations

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

An Administrative Law Judge with the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO) recently entered an order against a Minnesota-based

Impact of international travel on F-1 to H-1B change of status petitions

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2015

Employers who employ F-1 students who will soon seek to change their status to H-1B visa holders should be aware of the potential implications and

Critical filing dates for FY 2016 H-1B cap

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2015

Employers who wish to sponsor H-1B workers for Fiscal Year 2016 can begin filing petitions on April 1, 2015 for a start date of October 1, 2015. The

Startup Act 4.0: senators reintroduce bi-partisan bill aimed at increasing entrepreneurs' access to visas in the STEM fields

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2015

Spearheaded by Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Mark R. Warner (D-VA), a group of six senators introduced a fourth attempt at the Startup Act (S.181). The

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services expands myE-Verify to 16 states

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2015

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the expansion of “myE-Verify” to 16 states: California, Louisiana, Maine

State Department releases January 2015 Visa Bulletin

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2014

The U.S. Department of State has released the January 2015 Visa Bulletin, which summarizes visa availability for individuals seeking U.S. Permanent

Will the administration's deferred action directives bring a new wave of class actions?

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 12 2014

A recent class action alleging discriminatory hiring practices against beneficiaries of the Department of Homeland Security’s Deferred Action for

Employers should not lose hope despite a federal court decision clearing the way for a union challenge to the F-1 visa program

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2014

On the heels of President Obama’s announcement of his immigration executive action plan, a federal court has permitted a suit by a technology workers