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H-2B Returning Workers Exempted from the H-2B Cap for Fiscal Year 2016
Effective December 18, 2015, H-2B workers identified as “returning workers” are exempted from the fiscal year (FY) 2016 annual H-2B cap of 66,000 visas.
Affordable Care Act: An Overview for Eligible Immigrants
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) invited you to participate in a national webinar on Monday, December 14, 2015 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. (Eastern) regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
EB-5 Regional Centers Must File Form I-924A by December 29
USCIS Launches Virtual Assistant - Emma Gives Customers Another Option for Finding Answers
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services launched a virtual assistant named “Emma” today on, allowing customers to quickly find accurate information. She answers questions in plain English and navigates users to relevant USCIS web pages.
USCIS Seeks Comments on Proposed Changes to Form I-9
USCIS published a notice in the Federal Register on Nov. 24, 2015, to inform the public of proposed changes to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. The public may provide comments on the proposed changes for 60 days, until Jan. 25, 2015.
USCIS Announces Addition of 16 Countries Eligible to Participate in the H-2A and H-2B Visa Programs
USCIS and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in consultation with the Department of State, have added Andorra, Belgium, Brunei, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, San Marino, Singapore, Taiwan**, and Timor-Leste to the list of countries whose nationals are eligible to participate in the H-2A and H-2B Visa programs for the coming year. The notice listing the eligible countries published on Nov. 18, 2015 in the Federal Register. DHS reserves the right to add countries to the eligible countries list at any time, and to remove any country at any time DHS determines that a country fails to meet the requirements for continued designation.
USCIS Offers Civics Practice Test in Spanish
Online Test Joins English Version to Expand Resources for Aspiring Citizens
Reminder: You Can Use Credit Cards to Pay Naturalization Application Fees
Celebrating Veterans Day with Naturalization Ceremonies
USCIS Updates Welcome Guide for New Immigrants
USCIS has published an updated Welcome to the United States: A Guide for New Immigrants.