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Four Kenyan Nationals Sentenced in Marriage Fraud Conspiracy

May 08, 2014   HOUSTON – Four Kenyan nationals residing in Houston were sentenced today for marriage fraud, visa fraud and conspiracy to commit marriage fraud, .  Herman Ogoti, 53, Alfonso Ongaga, 3...
May 08, 2014 Four Kenyan Nationals Sentenced in Marriage Fraud Conspiracy
May 08, 2014 Colorado Man Sentenced to More Than 10 Years in Prison for Human Trafficking and Other Crimes
May 07, 2014 Immigration Consultants Sentenced for Filing Bogus Asylum Applications
May 02, 2014 Temporary Protected Status Re-registration Period Extended for Haitian Nationals
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is extending the re-registration period for Haitian nationals who have already been granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and seek to maintain that status for an additional 18 months. USCIS will now accept re-registration applications through July 22, 2014,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 14, 2014 USCIS to Welcome 17,800 New U.S. Citizens During Presidents Day Naturalization Ceremonies

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