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April 10, 2014 USCIS Reaches FY 2015 H-1B Cap
USCIS received about 172,500 H-1B petitions during the filing period which began April 1, including petitions filed for the advanced degree exemption. On April 10, 2014, USCIS completed a computer-generated random selection process, or lottery, to select enough petitions to meet the 65,000 general-category cap and 20,000 cap under the advanced degree exemption.
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USCIS Reaches FY 2015 H-1B Cap

April 10, 2014  WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on April 7 that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 visas for fis...
April 07, 2014 USCIS Reaches FY 2015 H-1B Cap
USCIS announced today that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year (FY) 2015. USCIS has also received more than the limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the U. S. advanced degree exemption.
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April 01, 2014 USCIS Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Opportunity
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now accepting applications for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program, which will provide up to $10 million in funding for citizenship preparation programs in communities across the country.
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March 25, 2014 USCIS to Accept H-1B Petitions for Fiscal Year 2015 Beginning April 1, 2014
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year (FY) 2015 cap on April 1, 2014.
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March 03, 2014 Temporary Protected Status Extended for Haitians
Current Haitian beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS status must re-register during a 60-day period that runs from March 3, 2014, through May 2, 2014.
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February 14, 2014 USCIS to Welcome 17,800 New U.S. Citizens During Presidents Day Naturalization Ceremonies
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February 12, 2014 Celebrating Presidents Day with Naturalization Ceremonies
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February 04, 2014 USCIS Revises Form N-400, Application for Naturalization
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January 23, 2014 Half a Million Companies Now Participate in E-Verify
Free, fast, secure service shows exceptional growth; got more than 25 million queries last year
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January 14, 2014 USCIS Extends Relief Measures for Filipino Typhoon Victims
USCIS reminds those affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on Nov. 8, 2013, of agency efforts to provide relief to victims of the typhoon.
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