“In Washington, D.C., commercial construction company owner Salvador Zelaya paid his employees took the day off to attend a march. The Salvadorian business leader said his 18 workers were spending the morning making banners to take to a rally that will end in front of the White House.
Zalaya offered a simple message for the …Continue Reading »
“WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced a redesign to the Permanent Resident Card (also known as a Green Card) and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD) as part of the Next Generation Secure Identification Document Project. USCIS will begin issuing the new cards on May 1, 2017.
These redesigns use enhanced graphics and …Continue Reading »
“USCIS announced on April 7, 2017, that it has received enough H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 visas for fiscal year (FY) 2018. USCIS has also received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the U.S. advanced degree exemption, also known as the master’s cap.
USCIS received 199,000 H-1B …Continue Reading »
“The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, a government body responsible for evaluating H-1B visa applications and granting up to 85,000 annually for specialty labor, has issued new guidance on how immigration officials should vet applicants. In a government memo, which was first spotted by Axios, U.S.C.I.S. argues that computer programmers are not presumed to …Continue Reading »
“WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced multiple measures to further deter and detect H-1B visa fraud and abuse. The H-1B visa program should help U.S. companies recruit highly-skilled foreign nationals when there is a shortage of qualified workers in the country. Yet, too many American workers who are as qualified, …Continue Reading »
“WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has reached the congressionally mandated 65,000 visa H-1B cap for fiscal year 2018. USCIS has also received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the 20,000 visa U.S. advanced degree exemption, also known as the master’s cap.
The agency will reject and return filing fees for all unselected …Continue Reading »
“Diversity sits at the core of what makes the U.S. great. Recognize that diversity is more than just your country of origin, background, gender or ethnicity. Diversity of thought, political affiliation and life experiences are extremely valuable. I encourage my team to not only celebrate our differences but leverage this diversity to build better …Continue Reading »
“Bdeir says what has made the company so successful is the very thing that the president seems to be attacking: immigrant employees. Around a dozen LittleBits staffers have visas or green cards, and bout 20 percent of the company’s employees were born outside of the U.S., she notes.
“This mantra has always embodied our values …Continue Reading »
“The administration plans to overhaul several U.S. work visa programs in an effort to recoup American jobs, according to a Bloomberg report. These programs, including the H-1B, L-1, E-2, and B-1 visas, have helped to bring tens of thousands of foreign nationals to American soil each year. Tech giants are major beneficiaries of the …Continue Reading »
By Michael Monnot – www.InfinityBusinessBrokers.com
The H-1B Visa is in the news, but it may not be as bad as media spin would lead you to believe.
As of April 3rd, 2017 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) “will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions”. You can read more about this temporary suspension from …Continue Reading »