After days of rumors and anxiety, Trump dropped another immigration-related Executive Order today suspending the entry of nonimmigrants to the United States. An extension and expansion of his previous Executive Order from back in April barring certain categories of greencard holders, this EO suspends the entry of most H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visa holders[…]
The effects of COVD-19 continue to be felt around the world, with the U.S. Department of State today announcing the suspension of routine nonimmigrant and immigrant visa services at all U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide. No word yet on when these services might resume, but it best to assume that this disruption will continue for[…]
We are grateful to Bloomberg Businessweek for mentioning Tahmina and her work on Entrepreneur Visas in their article about new changes in immigration law. Here is a link to the article. Our regular readers will know about our efforts on this issue. We thank Bloomberg Businessweek for recognizing our efforts!
If you are a regular reader of this blog, you may know that Watson Immigration Law is eagerly waiting for the introduction of a possible EB6 visa for Start Ups and entrepreneurs. Unfortunately, there is no way of knowing when this will actually happen. There are two possible bills pending in congress that could introduce[…]
As of June 17, 2011, approximately 16,300 H-1B cap-subject petitions were receipted. Additionally, USCIS has receipted 10,800 H-1B petitions for aliens with advanced degrees.
As of June 13, 2011, approximately 15,200 H-1B cap-subject petitions were receipted. Additionally, USCIS has receipted 10,200 H-1B petitions for aliens with advanced degrees.
This article is copied from Forbes. I am a proponent of the Start Up Visa Act for many reasons and I concur with Mr. Gary Shapiro, the author of the below article. To Create Jobs, Reform U.S. Visa Laws Jun. 8 2011 – 1:29 pm | 1 views | 0 recommendations | 0 comments By[…]
As of January 26, 2011, USCIS has received a sufficient number of cap-subject H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for FY 2011. USCIS also has received more than 20,000 H-1B petitions on behalf of persons exempt from the cap under the advanced degree exemption.
As of January 14, 2011, approximately 60,700 H-1B cap-subject petitions were receipted. Additionally, USCIS has receipted 20,000 H-1B petitions for aliens with advanced degrees.
USCIS updated its count of FY2011 cap-subject H-1B petitions and advanced degree cap-exempt petitions. As of January 7, 2011, approximately 58,700 H-1B cap-subject petitions were receipted. USCIS has receipted 20,000 H-1B petitions for aliens with advanced degrees. AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 10042368.