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The Trump Administration and USCIS Changes Course on Previous Statements Regarding H-1B Extensions

Research help by Sean Kane. This report is pursuant to our previous report regarding the Trump Administration and the Department of Homeland Security’s potential changes regarding H-1B Visa extensions. The Trump Administration and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services are reversing course on their previous claim overhauling the H-1B Visa extension … Continue reading

The Department of Homeland Security Considers the Trump Administration’s Proposed Changes to H-1B Visa Extension

The Department of Homeland Security Considers the Trump Administration’s Proposed Changes to H-1B Visa Extension The Department of Homeland Security is considering a new regulation eliminating H-1B visa extensions beyond the current 6-year limit pending permanent labor certification for 365 days or approved I-140 petitions. Included are I-485 Applications to … Continue reading

DHS’s Proposal to Amend Regulations to Establish Electronic Registration Program for H-1Bs

DHS’s Proposal to Amend Regulations to Establish Electronic Registration Program for H-1Bs The Department of Homeland Security as part of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affair’s Fall 2017 Agency Rule List proposed to amend its regulations governing petitions filed on behalf of alien workers subject to annual numerical limitations. … Continue reading

OIRA’s Proposal to Change H4s and EADs:

OIRA’s Proposal to Change H4s and EADs: The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) is a United States Government office established for the purpose of overseeing the implementation of government-wide policies and the review of drafted regulations. OIRA recently published a new Agency Rule List for Fall 2017 which … Continue reading