USCIS Launched New Website e-verify.gov For Employment Verification

USCIS has launched a new website that provides information about E-Verify and Form I-9, including employee rights and employer responsibilities in the employment verification process. The new website allows employers to enroll in E-Verify directly, permits current users to access their accounts. Individuals with my E-Verify accounts can also access their accounts through the new website. […]

M-1 And OPT Students Portal Launched

On March 23, 2018, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) launched the SEVP Portal for F-1 students participating in post-completion optional practical training (OPT) and M-1 students participating in practical training. Overview The SEVP Portal is a salient tool which allows F-1 students on post-completion OPT and M-1 visa participating in practical training meet […]

H1B Cap Limit For FY 2019 Reached By USCIS

Within the first 5 days of the H1B Cap 2018 filing period, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has received sufficient number of H1B petitions to reach the statutory annual H1B Cap of 65,000 under the general category, and 20,000 under the U.S. advanced degree exemption category (popularly known as the “H1B Masters Cap”). The […]

IR5 And CR1 Visa Interviews New Location Is Mumbai

The U.S. Embassy in New Delhi will now no longer process IR5(Parent of a U.S. citizen), IR1/CR1 visa (spouse of a U.S. citizen), IR2/CR2 (unmarried minor child of a U.S. citizen) visas from April 1, 2018. The U.S. Consulate General in Mumbai will be the interview location if the person is in process for an […]

Pilot Program For Canadian L-1 Nonimmigrants By USCIS

The USCIS California Service Center (CSC) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Blaine, Washington, port of entry (POE) will implement a pilot program for Canadian citizens seeking L-1 nonimmigrant status under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) from April 30, 2018, to Oct. 31, 2018. This program is designed to open doors […]