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Revised Form I-129 Now Available

January 09, 2015  USCIS recently published revised Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker. The revised Form I-129 is labeled with an Oct. 23, 2014, edition date. You can download the revised form and details ab...
January 09, 2015 Revised Form I-129 Now Available
December 16, 2014 USCIS Announces 68 Countries Eligible to Participate in the H-2A and H-2B Visa Programs
USCIS and the Department of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Department of State, has added the Czech Republic, Denmark, Madagascar, Portugal, and Sweden to the list of countries whose nationals are eligible to participate in the H-2A and H-2B Visa programs for the coming year.
December 11, 2014 USCIS Approves 10,000 U Visas for 6th Straight Fiscal Year
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has approved the statutory maximum of 10,000 petitions for U-1 nonimmigrant status (U visas) for fiscal year 2015. This marks the sixth straight year that USCIS has reached the statutory maximum since it began issuing U visas in 2008.
December 08, 2014 Revamped USCIS Careers Website and Job-Seeker Resources for Employees
USCIS has redesigned to make it easier for job seekers to learn about vacancies, special hiring programs, benefits, career development opportunities and the hiring process.
December 03, 2014 EB-5 Regional Centers Must File Form I-924A by December 29
USCIS reminds all approved EB-5 regional centers with a designation letter dated on or before Sept. 30, 2014, that they must file Form I-924A, Supplement to Form I-924, for fiscal year 2014. Regional centers must submit Form I-924A no later than Dec. 29, 2014.
November 10, 2014 Service Interruptions With Customer Service Tools
November 07, 2014 USCIS Website Gets a New Look and Enhanced Tools
On Friday, Nov. 7, USCIS’ website will have a new look and a better Case Status tool.
November 06, 2014 Form I-751 Workload Transfer From the Vermont Service Center to the California Service Center
USCIS recently began transferring some casework from the Vermont Service Center to the California Service Center to balance workloads.
November 05, 2014 Reminder for Temporary Protected Status Applicants and Re-registrants
You must submit biometrics if you are applying or re-registering for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and are over 14 years old. Biometrics include a photograph, signature, and/or fingerprints.
October 29, 2014 DHS Publishes Final Rule on Notices of Decisions and Documents Evidencing Lawful Status