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Update on Department of State visa systems issues
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

On June 15, 2015, the Department of State (DOS) announced that the Bureau of Consular Affairs was experiencing technical problems with its visa


Technical issues delay visa application processing
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2015

On June 15, 2015, the Department of State (DOS) announced that the Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with its


USCIS suspends premium processing for H-1B extensions
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

In an effort to implement the new Employment Authorization initiative for H-4 Spouses, on May 19, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Lawfully present and protected
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

Employers are well aware that the protections provided by 42 U.S.C. 1981 extend to both United States citizens and permanent residents


USCIS receives nearly 233,000 H-1B cap petitions and conducts lottery
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2015

On April 13, 2015, United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it received nearly 233,000 H-1B petitions to meet both the


H-1B quota reached
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2015

On April 7, 2015, United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it received sufficient H-1B petitions to meet both the


USCIS issues policy memorandum to clarify the L-1B “specialized knowledge” standard
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2015

In a long-awaited and highly anticipated communication, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a draft policy memorandum


H-4 spouses to be eligible to apply for employment authorization
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2015

In a long-awaited move, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has amended regulations to extend eligibility for employment authorization to


Immigration processing to continue during a potential DHS shutdown
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2015

Congress is currently at a stalemate on a current bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”). The deadline to pass the bill is Friday


H-1B work permit filings: will you beat the cap?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2014

This Management Alert is intended to enable employers to identify any current employees and employment candidates who may require H-1B work permit