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Retrogression in EB-3 (worldwide, Philippines and Mexico)
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2009

While the availability of immigrant visas for the employment-based second category reflected no change from March to April, employment-based third category posted a 26-month retrogression for the worldwide chargeability and the Philippines, and a five-and-a-half-month retrogression for Mexico


Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative ("WHTI") land and sea documentation requirements will be effective as of June 1, 2009
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2009

The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative ("WHTI") requires travelers to present a passport or other approved secure document denoting citizenship and identity for all land and sea travel into the United States starting on June 1, 2009


Proposed legislation to increase scrutiny of the H-1B and L-1 process
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2009

Senators Grassley (R-IA) and Durbin (D-IL) introduced the H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act (S. 887) in the current session of Congress


New enforcement guidelines for ICE
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2009

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently issued updated enforcement guidelines to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE


DHS proposes compliance tracking and monitoring system for SAVE and E-Verify records
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2009

This month the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new system of records known as the Compliance Tracking and Monitoring System (CTMS), effective June 22, 2009


Old LCA system remains operational through June 30, 2009
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2009

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that the existing Labor Condition Application (LCA) system used for H-1B and E-3 nonimmigrant visa cases will remain operational through June 30, 2009 to allow employers sufficient time to transition to the new “iCert” system


Updated H-1B cap count
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2009

U.S. Immigration and Citizenship Services (USCIS) has updated the number of FY2010 H-1B petitions received as of May 22, 2009: approximately 45,700 H-1B cap-subject petitions have been received


Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative effective June 1, 2009 at U.S. land and sea ports of entry
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2009

Starting June 1, 2009, all travelers must present a passport or other approved secure document denoting citizenship and identity for all land and sea travel into the United States


Retrogression in India EB-2 and uncertainty for future availability
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2009

The U.S. State Department (DOS)’s June 2009 Visa Bulletin reflects a retrogression of more than four years in the permanent resident or “green card” Employment Second Preference for India


US-VISIT: test of biometric exit procedures at two U.S. airports
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2009

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a pilot program for the development of the US-VISIT exit procedures for international travelers