Category: FAQs

The Immigration Reform bill proposes Extensive Changes to Laws Governing Employment-Based Immigration, Temporary Immigration and other Visa Programs

February 04, 2014

After several months of negotiations, on April 17, 2013 a bipartisan group of eight U.S. senators, informally known as the “Gang of Eight, introduced long-awaited legislation for a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s immigration system. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) introduced the bipartisan immigration reform legislation, Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 […]

Immigration Opportunities for Entrepreneurs and foreign born founders of Start-up companies

February 04, 2014

Overview  The U.S. government has proposed to attract the world’s best and brightest entrepreneurs to start the next great companies in the United States. On November 28, 2012 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the Federal agency responsible for administering visa programs, announced new resource for immigrant entrepreneurs, the Entrepreneur Pathways, an online resource center […]

e-newsletters archive

February 04, 2014

Vol. XXIII, no.06, April 24, 2013, Issue no 2 USCIS used computer-generated random selection process to select cap-subject H-1B petitions since it received more petitions than the H-1B numerical cap for the FY 2014  April 8, 2013, WASHINGTON— For the first time since 2008, USCIS reached the statutory H-1B cap of 65,000 for fiscal year (FY) […]