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By: Ishan Anand USCIS has announced that they have obtained enough submissions to meet the congressional mandated 65,000 H-1B regular and 20,000 H-1B U.S advanced degree exemption visas, for FY 2023. registrant status Additionally, USCIS has finished notifying all registrants of their selection status. Applicants who correctly submitted application for the FY 2023 cycle should…

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  Business development and outreach manager Neha Mahajan and Partner and Attorney Ms. Ashima Chock discuss topics including: The differences between a commercial lease and a residential lease Commercial lease must have Commonly ignored areas in leases Process of negotiating commercial leases Different kinds of leases within commercial leases Background Research before finalizing How should…

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  Partner and Attorney Ms. Angelita Chavez and Business Development and Outreach Manager Neha Mahajan discuss topics including: Who is eligible to interfile The requirements to interfile The benefits those eligible to interfile have How interfiling works Having current priority date and eligibility How to know that the interfile request has been granted by USCIS…

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By: Lihua Tan introduction The United States State Department has released the September 2022 Visa Bulletin. Overall, there is little to no movement in Final Action Dates and Date for Filing. However, the Final Action Date for China will advance one month, to December 22, 2015, in the Unreserved EB-5 category. The State Department has…

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It can be a complicated process to sponsor an employee’s EB-2 and EB-3 green card. Don’t miss this live session where our experts Attorney Jacqueline Valle and Executive Manager Carmen Lopez provide in-depth insight into the green card sponsorship process for EB-2 and EB-3 visas, including: An overview of the process. What to consider before…

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By: Navdeep Meamber and Angelita Chavez summary US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has further extended its flexibility for delays in responding to certain agency requests through October 23, 2022 for applicants and petitioners who are required to respond to certain: Requests for Evidence (RFEs) Notices of Intent to Deny (NOIDs) Notices of Intent to Revoke (NOIR) Notices of Intent…

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  Many more employment-based green cards are available for fiscal year (FY) 2022. However, immigrant visa backlogs continue to plague United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). During this live event, Partner and Attorney Navdeep Meamber covers your most pressing questions related to employment-based green cards in fiscal year 2022, including: What the overall landscape…

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By: Vandana Marath United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced it will strive to use as many employment-based visas as possible in fiscal year (FY) 2022, which ends September 30, 2022. This phase of premium processing expansion only applies to certain individuals that already filed Form I-140 petitions under the categories of E13…

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By: Ujwala Bagal United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced it will strive to use as many employment-based visas as possible in fiscal year (FY) 2022, which ends September 30, 2022. USCIS is working closely with the United States Department of State to process employment-based immigrant visas for individuals based outside of the…

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By: Ishan Anand The United States State Department August 2022 Visa Bulletin features limited forward movement for India and China in the EB-2 and EB-3 categories in the Final Action dates chart. The EB-1 visa is current for all countries. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will accept adjustment of status applications using the…

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