Call Us Today: 202-787-1944


Immigration News
Changes in immigration that impact your life.

Home  >  Immigration News  >  News Archive  >  USCIS

USCIS Clarifies Requirements for Agents Filing as Petitioners for the O and P Visa Classifications
October 8, 2009
USCIS on October 7, 2009 issued guidance to clarify for performing arts associations and their members the regulatory requirements for agents who file as petitioners for the O and P visa classification.
USCIS Factsheet: Requirements for Agents Filing as Petitioners for the O and P Visa Classification
October 8, 2009
USCIS released a factsheet to clarify for performing arts associations and their members the regulatory requirements for agents who file as petitioners for the O and P visa classification.
USCIS Changes Filing Location for Form I-600 and I-600A
October 6, 2009
USCIS on October 6, 2009, announced a new address for prospective adoptive parents to submit Form I-600 and Form I-600A. While the change took effect on October 6, 2009, applicants have a 30-day transition period before USCIS will return incorrectly filed petitions.
USCIS Changes Filing Location for Forms I-800 and I-800A
October 6, 2009
USCIS on October 6, 2009, announced a new address for prospective adoptive parents to submit Form I-800 and Form I-800A. The change is effective October 6, 2009 and the applicants have a 30-day transition period before USCIS will return incorrectly filed petitions.
USCIS Announces Publication of New Form G-28
October 2, 2009
USCIS on October 2, 2009 announced that it has issued a Revised Entry of Appearance as an Attorney, Form G-28. USCIS will accept old versions of the Form G-28 until October 30, 2009, after which, old versions will be considered invalid.
USCIS Updates H-1B and H-2B Count
September 25, 2009
USCIS has recently updated the count of H-1B and H-2B petitions for the fiscal year 2010 employment. As of September 18, 2009, USCIS has received approximately 46,000 H-1B cap subject petitions and 20,000 petitions qualifying for the advanced degree cap exemption. About 18,134 H-2B petitions have been received and counted for the first half of the fiscal year 2010 employment.
USCIS Naturalized 98 New Citizens in Japan
September 19, 2009
USCIS on September 18, 2009, held a special naturalization ceremony for 98 new citizens at Bangkok, Japan. This was the biggest naturalization ceremony as the largest number of spouses where naturalized in one ceremony outside the United States. 98 new citizens including 40 spouses and 02 children of members of U.S. armed forces recited the oath of allegiance.
Interim EADs Provided for Nationals of El Salvador
September 16, 2009
USCIS announced that interim Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) will be issued to Salvadoran Temporary Protected Status (TPS) beneficiaries who have not yet received a final action on their re-registration applications and whose re-registration applications have been pending for more than 90 days. Initially, the expiration date for Salvadoran EADs was March 9, 2009. USCIS automatically extended this EAD validity period to September 9, 2009. Issuance of the interim EADs will allow TPS beneficiaries to continue working while USCIS completes the processing of their re-registration applications.
USCIS Proposes E-2 Investor Program for the CNMI
September 14, 2009
USCIS published a proposed rule in the Sept. 14, 2009 Federal Register that would recognize a Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) E-2 investor visa classification. This proposed special status of E-2 investors would allow eligible CNMI investors to remain in the CNMI for the duration of the transition period under E-2 CNMI Investor status, and to exit and enter the CNMI with valid E-2 CNMI Investor visas.
Latest Update on FY2010 H-1B Count
September 4, 2009
As of August 28, 2009, USCIS has received approximately 45,100 H-1B cap subject petitions and 20,000 petitions qualifying for the advanced degree cap exemption. USCIS continues to accept both H-1B cap subject petitions and advanced degree petitions until a sufficient number of H-1B petitions have been received to reach the statutory limits.

Previous  |  30  |  31  |  32  |  33  |  34  |  35  |  36  |  37  |  38  |  39  |  Next

U.S. Immigration Attorney - Consult Now!

IMMIGRATION CENTER
Immigration Services
  Fast, Easy and Economical Avoid Costly Immigration Errors!
Immigration Guide
 Know Your U.S. Immigration Options
Immigration Law FAQ
 Detailed Answers to Your Immigration Questions
Immigration Articles
  Interesting and Useful Articles on a Variety of Relevant Topics

YOUR SUBSCRIPTIONS
Alerts & Newsletter
Create and Manage your
e-mail alerts for FREE.
RSS