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Visa Bulletin for January 2021

The United States Department of States published the visa bulletin for January 2021. That’s a big deal if you’re waiting for your priority date to be current so that your green card application can move forward.                                        […]

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Visa Bulletin for December 2020

The United States Department of States published the visa bulletin for December 2020. That’s a big deal if you’re waiting for your priority date to be current so that your green card application can move forward.                                        […]

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Visa Bulletin for November 2020

The United States Department of States published the visa bulletin for November 2020. That’s a big deal if you’re waiting for your priority date to be current so that your green card application can move forward.                                        […]

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Visa Bulletin for October 2020

The United States Department of States published the visa bulletin for October 2020. That’s a big deal if you’re waiting for your priority date to be current so that your green card application can move forward.                                        […]

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USCIS Cancel Planned Furloughs

On August 25, 2020, USCIS announced that it will avert an administrative furlough of more than 13,000 employees, or nearly 70 percent of its workforce, that was scheduled to begin August 30, 2020, “as a result of unprecedented spending cuts and a steady increase in daily incoming revenue and receipts.” USCIS expects to be able to […]

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Visa Bulletin for September 2020

The United States Department of States published the visa bulletin for September 2020. That’s a big deal if you’re waiting for your priority date to be current so that your green card application can move forward.                                        […]

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USCIS Completed H-1B Second Lottery

On August 14, 2020, USCIS conducted a second lottery for the FY2021 H-1B Cap. Employer and/or their representative attorney should have received email notification from USCIS that new H-1B registrations have been selected for submission. In order to check the status of their H-1B lottery selection, they should login their myUSCIS online account which has […]

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New Public Charge Rule Has Been Suspended Due to Pandemic

On July 29, 2020 the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) in State of New York enjoined USCIS’s implementation of the new public charge rule while there is a national health emergency in response to the pandemic of COVID-19. As a result, On August 4, USCIS announced it will use the 1999 public charge […]

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USCIS Will Change Filing Fee on October 2, 2020

In order to meet its operational needs, USCIS has proposed to adjust fees for certain immigration and naturalization applications since last November.  Now, the fee change will happen soon. USCIS will publish its final fee rule in the Federal Register on August 3, 2020. It will be effective 60 days from the date of publication, […]

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Visa Bulletin for August 2020

The United States Department of States published the visa bulletin for August 2020. That’s a big deal if you’re waiting for your priority date to be current so that your green card application can move forward.                                        […]