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Tag: I-129

  • Intermittent L-1 Visa Holders Relocating to the U.S.

    The L visa is a type of visa that allows for temporary intracompany transferees to enter and work in the U.S. for temporary periods of time. There are two classifications to the L visa, they are: The L-1A visa – for intracompany transferees who work in managerial or executive positions for a company that is […]
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  • Department of Homeland Security Announces Expansion of Premium Processing

    As of March 29th, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new rule that will align premium processing with the Emergency Stopgap USCIS Stabilization Act. The new rule will legitimize fees and adjudication timeframes that are set by Congress for the premium processing track. Premium processing is an expedited adjudication service that is […]
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  • USCIS Announces that Employers May File H-2B Petitions for Returning Workers

    The H-2B program allow a U.S. employer or agent to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary nonagricultural jobs. This classification requires a temporary labor certification issued by the Secretary of Labor. Currently, Congress has set the H-2B cap at 66,000 per fiscal year, with 33,000 for workers who begin employment in the first […]
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  • USCIS Proposes Filing Fee Increases

    On November 14, 2019, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a proposed regulation, which would substantially increase the filing fees for many types of immigration benefits. The agency’s notice of proposed rulemaking, which is published in the Federal Register, explains that the proposed regulation would increase costs for most petitioners and applicants...
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