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News : Trumps Signs Executive Order on H1B Visa Program – Impact

In H1B Visa News by Kumar40 Comments

As updated yesterday by President’s office that Trump will sign an Executive Order today, it happened earlier today.  President Trump signed an executive order called “Buy American and Hire American” today in Wisconsin.  To be more focused for our readers, we will only review, assess impact on the Hire American aspects that are related to H1B Visa Program. Summary of …

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USCIS News – H1B Visa 2018 Cap Reached – Summary !

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The first wait is over…USCIS just released a press note indicating that H1B Visa 2018 Cap is reached and they have received enough petitions for both regular and Masters quota.  Below is the summary of the press release. Summary of USCIS New Release –  H1B FY 2018 Cap Reached : H1B 2018 Cap Reached for Regular, Masters Quota : USCIS …

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H4 Visa EAD 2017 News – Lawsuit Status, Trump Administration Impact

In Immigration| Visas by Saurabh51 Comments

Background: For many years, since the H4 visa program inception, H-4 holders have not been provided with any work authorization. This changed on May 26, 2015 when USCIS passed the Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses rule. The H4 visa dependent spouses were eligible for work authorization EAD provided the H-1B spouse: Have an approved I-140, which is the …