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The Pre-Registration System For H-1 Cap Filings - A Losing Race to April 1, 2019?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2018

Will thousands of H-1 cap petitions be received by USCIS Service Centers on Monday, April 1, 2019, or will online pre-registrations during the month


FY2020 H-1B Cap Season Begins with Proposed Changes
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • December 11 2018

It is time to start preparing for H-1B cap season once again! The H-1B is reserved for temporary professional workers filling specialty occupations


In the Spirit of George H.W. Bush, an H1-B Pre-registration Immigration Proposal Worth Cheering
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2018

The passing of President George H.W. Bush has me thinking about how different of a world we live in compared to when President Bush signed the


Updated L-1 Policy Memo from USCIS Clarifying the One Year of Continuous Employment Abroad Requirement
  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2018

In November 2018, USCIS issued an updated policy memorandum clarifying the terms of visa eligibility for L-1 visa designates who may have worked


USCIS Releases Policy Memo on L-1 Visa Work Requirement
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • December 11 2018

USCIS has released a policy memorandum clarifying the “one continuous year out of three years” L-1 requirement refers to the time before the


USCIS Proposes Electronic Preregistration and Reversal of Lottery Selection Order for H-1B Cap
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2018

USCIS recently proposed two significant changes to the current H-1B Cap selection process - (1) requiring employers to electronically register H-1B


USCIS Proposes a Pre-Registration System for the Next H-1B Cap Filing Season
  • Lewis Rice LLC
  • USA
  • December 7 2018

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently made public its proposed regulation to change the way in which H-1B


Beltway Buzz, December 7, 2018
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • December 7 2018

In a rare demonstration of unity, Congress punted on this week's government funding debate out of respect for the funeral


USCIS Clarifies the L-1 One-Year Foreign Employment Requirement
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2018

On November 29, 2018, U.S. Immigration and Citizenship Services (USCIS) announced the publication of a Policy Memorandum dated November 15, 2018 that


Big Changes Coming to the H-1B Cap Filing Process - New Online Registration System to Be Introduced in 2019
  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2018

On December 3, 2018, USCIS proposed a rule removing the current requirement for U.S. employers to file cap-subject H-1B petitions commencing April 1