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H-1B Cap Season for Fiscal Year 2024 Is Fast Approaching

USA - January 27 2023 The H-1B cap season for Fiscal Year 2024 is fast approaching. USCIS announced on January 27th that cap registration begins on March 1st. Employers…

Temporary Protected Status Extended for Haiti

USA - January 26 2023 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti will be extended and redesignated for 18…

USCIS Returns to Concurrent Processing of Nonimmigrant Primary and Dependent Applicants’ Forms

USA - January 24 2023 In a settlement agreement signed on January 19, 2023, USCIS agreed to “bundle” the adjudication of dependent applicants’ Form I-539 (Application to…

Humanitarian Parole Program for Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans, Venezuelans with Sponsorship

USA - January 19 2023 As of January 6, 2023, Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans, and Venezuelans and their immediate family members may be eligible for safe passage into the…

As J-1 Host Organizations, Businesses Can Hire Qualified Foreign STEM Students, Graduates

USA - January 6 2023 The Biden-Harris Administration has taken steps to enhance the ability of U.S. STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) businesses to hire…

USCIS Proposes Fee Increases

USA - January 5 2023 Hoping to recover some of its operating costs, reduce backlogs, and reestablish timely case processing, USCIS is proposing to adjust its fees for the…

COVID-19 Restrictions Return for Travelers from China, Hong Kong, Macau

China, USA - January 4 2023 Starting on Jan. 5, 2023, COVID-19 travel restrictions are back for those travelling to the United States from China, Hong Kong, or Macau…

Yemeni TPS Extended Again

USA - January 4 2023 The Department of Homeland Security announced the redesignation of Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and its extension from March 4, 2023…

Update: Ethiopia Designated for Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

USA - December 22 2022 Ethiopia has been designated for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months beginning on December 12, 2022 and extending until June 12, 2024…

Omnibus Spending Bill Adds Portugal to List of E-1/E-2 Treaty Countries, New E Visa Requirement

USA - December 21 2022 Portugal is designated an E-1/E-2 treaty country in the James M. Inhofe National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023 (H.R. 7776/NDAA)…