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USCIS Settlement on H1B Rule for Employer-Employee, Itinerary

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USCIS lost a case on March 10th, 2020 that is tied to few H1B Visa related policy memos that were created by them in the last few years. It reached an agreement this week with the business group ITServe Alliance, who filed lawsuit against them. We will look at key details on the court judgment, USCIS settlement and what changes …

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H1B Visa 2021 Cap Updates – Latest News, Info

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This page will track all the latest news, both official news from USCIS and unofficial updates from community for H1B Visa FY 2021 Season Latest News Updates – Official and Unofficial (Most recent on the top) May 11th, 2020 (Community Update) : Many F1 students are waiting for H1B Receipts and updates to their Cap Gap. One of our reader, …

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USCIS News: H1B 2021 Petition Data Entry, Receipt Notice Delays

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As many of you know USCIS received a staggering 275K H1B registrations for FY 2021 season with the new H1B Registration Process. Also, as part of the H1B Visa 2021 Season, they also suspended H1B Premium processing for fiscal year 2021, including other visa types due to the COVID-19 situation. As USCIS is struggling as well with COVID-19 situation by …

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Total H1B Registrations Received for FY 2021 is 275k, 46% Masters

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USCIS earlier today announced a press release indicating the overall H1B registrations received by them as part of the New H1B registration process, where H1B sponsors filed H1B applications  for their employees or prospects as registrations in Online H1B registration tool built by USCIS. They have previously announced completion of H1B Registration Lottery Selection Process, now today they have shared …

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USCIS News : H1B 2021 Registrations Lottery Process Completed

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As many of you know, USCIS has changed their H1B submission process for the fiscal year 2021 with New H1B Registration Process. As part of that they had the H1B registration open for 20 days from March 1st to March 20th, 2020. Employers used Online H1B Registration Tool to submit H1B registrations for their employees that they plan to sponsor …

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Can H1B holder work from Home? Same LCA, MSA, Amendment?

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As the entire world is grappling with the unprecedented COVID-19 situation, it impacts many living and working on a visa in a foreign country. If you are living in US as a foreigner, you are impacted too, as USCIS has closed their physical offices and premium processing. As many companies closed their physical offices and recommend their employees to work …