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USCIS recently began transferring certain casework from the Vermont Service Center (VSC) to the California Service Center (CSC) and Nebraska Service Center (NSC) to balance workloads. The CSC will now process Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status. How You Will…

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On December 18, 2015, the President signed into the law the omnibus Appropriations Bill for 2016. This Public Law 114-113, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 (Act), became effective from December 18, 2015. Some of the immigration-related issues include: Business…

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USCIS offers immigration relief measures that may help people affected by unforeseen circumstances, such as the recent severe weather and flooding in areas of the Southern and Midwestern United States. The following measures may be available upon request: Change or…

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Aug 28 2013 We have learned from immigration applicants and petitioners that there is a new telephone scam targeted to defaud them. USCIS also reported about these scams targeting USCIS applicants and petitioners. Scammers are using a technique called “Caller…

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Aug 28 2013 Under the U.S. immigration law there are number of opportunities to immigrate or temporarily work, or temporarily visit and stay in the United States. LA Times reported a news that an online gamer is also eligible to receive…

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Sep 18 2013 1.      What is the earliest start date of a Cap-subject H-1B? Answer(A): The earliest start date for Cap-subject H-1B for fiscal year 2014 will be October 1, 2013 but the employment could start later. The U.S. federal…

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Jan 8 2014 Our Law Office suggest that H-1B petitioners keep in mind that USCIS will begin accepting H-1B petitions on April 1, 2014 for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 H-1B  quota cases. If the petition is approved the H-1B…

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Jan 8 2014 It is always a best practice to file an H-1B or any other extension petitions well in advance before the expiry date of previous extension or the I-94 expiration date. The usual processing time for the USCIS-Vermont…

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Nov 20 2013   Conditions in a foreign national’s home country such as civil unrest or a severe environmental disaster may impede their ability to return home as originally planned or may create temporary financial difficulties for them and their family.…