US Visa Interview Waiver(48 month rule, prior stamping) extended for 2024 & beyond

US Visa Interview Waiver Options Extended for 2024 & Beyond

Many of you have been waiting for an update from the US Department of State if they would extend the interview waiver options that are supposed to end on December 31st, 2023. As they hinted at in previous press discussions, they made an official announcement today extending the previous US Visa Interview waiver options for …

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H1B Visa Stamping in USA: Pilot Program Criteria, Dates, Process

H1B Stamping within USA - Pilot Program - How it works

Since the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has cleared the rule to run the pilot program for H1B Visa stamping within the US, many of you have been waiting for the official regulation text. Today, the US Department of State has published the regulatory text on the federal register outlining the pilot program details. This article …

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No Third Round Lottery, USCIS Reaches H1B FY 2024 Cap

H1B FY 2024 Cap Reached - No third round lottery

Many of you have been waiting for the third-round lottery news for the H1B Visa Fiscal Year(FY) 2024. Today, USCIS officially announced that they have reached the H1B cap for the FY 2024 Season. In this article, we will review the news announcement and some insights around H1B FY 2024 season. USCIS News: H1B FY …

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Fall 2023 Regulatory Agenda: H1B, L1, F1, GC Priorities for Biden Administration

Fall 2023 Regulatory Agenda items for H1B Green Card and Others

Biden Administration released its Fall 2023 regulatory agenda last week, which outlines its key priorities for the upcoming year. This article will review the main regulatory items around Visa types such as H1B, H4, L1, F1, and Green Card as prioritized by the Biden Administration.  Background: Regulatory Agenda or Unified Agenda  The Regulatory Agenda or …

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Executive Order on AI: Guidance for H1B Visa, Green Card, F1, O1, J1, Others

Executive Order on AI - H1B Visa - Green Card - F1 - Others Guidance

Earlier this week, on October 30th, 2023, President Biden signed Executive Order 144110 focused on Artificial Intelligence(AI) called “Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence“. While the majority of the Executive Order(EO) is focused on safeguards to innovate AI in a responsible and secure way, there are sections of it that focus …

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