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USCIS Reaches FY 2016 H-1B Cap

April 07, 2015  WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has reached the congressionally mandated H-1B cap for fiscal year (FY) 2016. USCIS has also received more than the limit of 20,000 ...
April 07, 2015 USCIS Reaches FY 2016 H-1B Cap
April 07, 2015 USCIS Assists in NY Case Leading to Indictment of ESL Teacher for Stealing Thousands From Student Visa Holders
Defendant Accused of Falsely Offering Green Cards for a Fee and Stealing More Than $30,000 from Multiple Immigrants from Asia and Europe
April 01, 2015 USCIS Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Opportunity
March 24, 2015 USCIS Posts Updated L-1B Adjudications Policy for Public Feedback
March 12, 2015 USCIS Will Accept H-1B Petitions for Fiscal Year 2016 Beginning April 1, 2015
H-1B petitioners may still continue to request premium processing together with their H-1B petition. However, please note that USCIS has temporarily adjusted its current premium processing practice based on historic premium processing receipt levels and the possibility that the H-1B cap will be met in the first five business days of the filing season. In order to prioritize data entry for cap subject H-1B petitions, USCIS will begin premium processing for H-1B cap-subject petitions requesting premium processing no later than May 11, 2015.
February 24, 2015 DHS Extends Eligibility for Employment Authorization to Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses of H-1B Nonimmigrants Seeking Employment-Based Lawful Permanent Residence
USCIS Director León Rodríguez announced today that, effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident (LPR) status. DHS amended the regulations to allow these H-4 dependent spouses to accept employment in the United States.
February 12, 2015 Celebrating Presidents Day with Naturalization Ceremonies
February 12, 2015 UPDATE: USCIS to Welcome 5,000 New U.S. Citizens During Naturalization Ceremonies for Presidents Day
January 07, 2015 Temporary Protected Status Extended for El Salvador
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of El Salvador for an additional 18 months, effective March 10, 2015, through Sept. 9, 2016.
January 05, 2015 DHS Announces 18-Month Redesignation and 18-Month Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Syria
DHS Announces 18-Month Redesignation and 18-Month Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Syria.

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