US Citizenship Act of 2021 – H1B, H4 EAD, Green Card, F1 Provisions

US Citizenship Act of 2021 - Biden - H1B - H4 EAD Info

Biden administration has sent a Fact Sheet / Bill called “US Citizenship Act of 2021” to Congress on day one to address many of the pressing immigration issues. This is NOT the Official Bill release by Congress, rather a collection of topics that are priority for Biden Administration. The Bill sent by WhiteHouse to Congress …

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Biden Immigration Policy News – H1B, Travel Ban, Green Card, H4 EAD, F1

Biden Immigration Policy Updates 2021

Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States of America today. He signed 17 executive orders and plans to sign a number of orders in the upcoming days. We will track all immigration policy updates related to H1B, H4 EAD, Employment based Green Card, F1 Visa, Travel Ban, Other relevant …

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End Clients should file H1B LCA – Cancelled by DOL [Jan 2021]

H1B LCAs Guidance by US DOL 2021

On Jan 15th, 2021, US Department of Labor (DOL) published guidance that H1B LCAs have to be filed by end clients. It also modified the salaries, benefits requirements that have to be followed by end clients to be compliant. It was later withdrawn by DOL on Jan 20th, 2021 after Biden administration took office. This …

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DHS Final Rule – End Clients need to file H1B Petitions. Impact?

H1B New Rule DHS Third party workers

As many of you know DHS published an interim final rule to strengthen H1B Program that changed the definition of specialty occupation, gave 1-year approvals, and others. It was cancelled by court order. Today, DHS is taking a small part of the same rule and publishing the final rule. In this article, we will look …

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H1B Wage Levels Changes – Final Rule by DOL

H1B Wage Levels Final Rule Info Jan 2021

US Department of Labor(DOL) published H1B, PERM Wage Levels Changes regulation as interim final rule on October 8th, 2020 and later it was cancelled by courts as they did not follow proper notice and comment period. DOL had to revert back the FLCDataCenter published wage levels and do many other things to comply with court …

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H1B Lottery with Wage Levels Based Selection – Delayed until Dec 31, 2021

DHS published a proposed rule to change how the H1B Visa Lottery process would work during the H1B Registration Process on Nov 2, 2020, later they published final rule on Jan 7th, 2021 with an effective date of March 9, 2021. But, after Biden Administration has taken office, they have moved the effective date of …

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I-94 Extension at US, Canada Border – Peace Arch – 3 Experiences

I-94 Extension Experiences at Peace Arch Border

As many of you know,  US non-immigrant visa holders usually get shorter I-94 duration at US Port of entry process by CBP officer, if their passport is expiring before the I-797 approval notice validity. There are many ways to update the I-94, but one that works most of the time is crossing the border.  Some of …

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2020 in Review – Changes to H1B, H4, F1, GC, Travel Ban, Lawsuits

2020 in Review - H1B H4 F1 GC Travel ban Lawsuit Details Summary

Year 2020 has been a difficult year for many. It is no different in context of US immigration. Many families were separated due to travel ban, many could not arrive in US and pursue their dream to study on F1 visa or work in US on H1B visa, many lost their jobs due to H4 …

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Fall 2020 Midnight Regulatory Agenda – H1B, H4 EAD, F1, GC, B1

Fall 2020 Midnight Regulatory Agenda Info for H1B H4 EAD

Unified Agenda or Regulatory Agenda is the list of items that US Federal Govt. publishes twice a year to outline their plans in the next months. These are nothing but prioritized list of the current administration planned actions. Fall 2020 is the last regulatory agenda for the outgoing Trump Administration as Biden will be the …

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H1B Visa FY 2022 – Lottery, Registration, Predictions, News, FAQs

H1B Visa 2022 Process Steps - Lottery Dates Info

If you plan to work in US on H1B visa in year 2021 as a new applicant, you need to submit H1B Registration and then file H1B petition with USCIS for Fiscal Year 2022 season. In this article, we cover all the aspects of H1B visa for fiscal year 2022 season like lottery dates, registration …

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