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USCIS Receives More Than 236,000 H-1B Cap Petitions and Completes Lottery Process
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2016

USCIS completes the lottery process and receives more than 236,000 H-1B cap petitions. On April 12, 2016, United States Citizenship and Immigration


Electronic Passports Now Required for Visitors to the U.S. Under the Visa Waiver Program
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2016

Visa Waiver Program travelers to the U.S. must now possess an e-Passport. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced


H-1B Quota Reached
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2016

USCIS announced that the Fiscal Year 2017 H-1B quota has been reached. On April 7, 2016, United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS


STEM OPT Guidance for E-Verify Employers
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2016

On March 10, 2016 the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) published the long-anticipated final STEM Optional Practical Training (“OPT”) rule


DHS Publishes Final Stem OPT Rule
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2016

On Thursday, March 10, the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") published the long-anticipated final STEM Optional Practical Training ("OPT") rule


H-1B Work Permit Filings: Will You Beat the Cap?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2016

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


STEM OPT Update: Program Remains Valid Through May 10, 2016
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

On January 23, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted a motion to extend the stay of vacatur of the current STEM Optional


United States Implements New Visa Waiver Program Restrictions
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

The Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") and Department of State ("DOS") announced immediate implementation of the Visa Waiver Program Improvement


Administrative Processing Delays in Visa Application Adjudication
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2016

In recent weeks, there has been a noticeable increase in visa application processing delays due to Section 221(g), otherwise known as "Administrative


DHS publishes STEM OPT rule - potential new benefits and requirements
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2015

On Monday, October 19, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") published its eagerly anticipated STEM Optional Practical Training ("OPT"