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USCIS announces launch of Enhanced EAD and Redesigned Certificate of Citizenship
October 28, 2011
USCIS has announced the launch of an enhanced Employment Authorization Document (EAD) and a redesigned Certificate of Citizenship (Form N-560) with new features to strengthen security and deter fraud. USCIS began issuing the new EADs on October 25, 2011, and will begin using the redesigned certificates on October 30, 2011. It has also clarified that while the look and feel of the documents is new, the manner in which an applicant applies for and receives them will not change. USCIS will replace EADs already in circulation as individuals apply for their renewal or replacement. All previously issued EADs will remain valid until the expiration date printed on the card, and the previously issued Certificates of Citizenship remain valid indefinitely.
H1B Cap Count Reaches to 46,200
October 25, 2011
USCIS has updated the count of H1B visa petitions received and counted towards the H1B cap for the fiscal year 2012 employment. As of October 21, 2011, USCIS has received approximately 46,200 H1B cap-subject petitions and 20,000 petitions for foreign nationals with advanced degrees.
I-797 Mailing: USCIS to restore prior procedures
October 25, 2011
USCIS has informed that it has decided to return to the previous practice of sending the original I-797 notices to the attorney or accredited representative’s address listed on the Form G-28. A copy of the notice will be sent to the address provided by the applicant or the petitioner in the form. USCIS has also informed that this change will take effect in approximately six weeks.
H1B Cap Count Reaches to 43,300
October 19, 2011
USCIS has updated the count of H1B visa petitions received and counted towards the H1B cap for the fiscal year 2012 employment. As of October 14, 2011, USCIS has received approximately 43,300 H1B cap-subject petitions and 19,600 petitions for foreign nationals with advanced degrees.
H1B Cap Count Reaches to 41,000
October 13, 2011
USCIS has updated the count of H1B visa petitions received and counted towards the H1B cap for the fiscal year 2012 employment. As of October 7, 2011, USCIS has received approximately 41,000 H1B cap-subject petitions and 19,100 petitions for foreign nationals with advanced degrees.
H1B Cap Count Reaches to 36,300
October 10, 2011
USCIS has updated the count of H1B visa petitions received and counted towards the H1B cap for the fiscal year 2012 employment. As of September 23, 2011, USCIS has received approximately 36,300 H1B cap-subject petitions and 17,700 petitions for foreign nationals with advanced degrees.
H1B Cap Count Reaches to 13,100
May 31, 2011
USCIS has updated the count of H1B visa petitions received and counted towards the H1B cap for the fiscal year 2012 employment. As of May 26, 2011, USCIS has received approximately 13,100 H1B cap-subject petitions and 9,000 petitions for foreign nationals with advanced degrees.
USCIS Begins Sending Original I-797 Notices Directly To Applicants And Petitioners
October 04, 2011
USCIS has informed that it has begun sending original I-797 receipt and approval notices directly to applicants and petitioners, and copies of the notices are being sent to attorneys or accredited representatives. Previously, the original notice was being sent to the attorney or accredited representative, and a copy was sent to the address the applicant or petitioner. USCIS has informed that it has implemented this change to ensure that documents, such as I-94s, are mailed directly to the address specified by the applicant or petitioner.
USCIS Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Rule Impacting Certain Pending EB-5 Immigrant Investor Applications
October 04, 2011
USCIS has sought public comments on a proposed rule that would enable USCIS to process certain applications approved between 1995 and 1998 by immigrant investors under the EB-5 program. The provisions of the proposed rule would specifically enable USCIS to process cases of approximately 580 principal immigrant investors and their dependents, whose Forms I-526 were approved during the period between January 1, 1995, and August 31, 1998, and who, prior to November 2, 2002, had either, sought to register for permanent residence or adjust their status using Form I-485, or, sought to the remove the conditions on permanent residence obtained as an alien entrepreneur using Form I-829. This rule would not impact any other applications or petitions filed under the EB-5 program. Comments on the proposed rule could be submitted until November 28, 2011.
H1B Cap Count Reaches to 32,200
September 15, 2011
USCIS has updated the count of H1B visa petitions received and counted towards the H1B cap for the fiscal year 2012 employment. As of September 9, 2011, USCIS has received approximately 32,200 H1B cap-subject petitions and 16,700 petitions for foreign nationals with advanced degrees.

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