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Tag: I-140

  • How Corporate Changes Impact PERM

    Corporate changes before, during, and after the PERM process have some difficult requirements to consider, and we’d need to know more about the actual merger/acquisition and restructuring to properly advise. However, there are some ground “rules” and considerations to know in advance when corporate changes are underway. Changes before the PERM is certified/ I-140 is […]
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  • Salary Increases Throughout the Perm Process

    Can a foreign national receive a raise during the PERM process? Yes. However, it’s important to know when the raise will go into effect to determine whether one will encounter any ramifications with the timing of the increase. You should be strategic in advising the sponsoring employer contact as to when the most opportune time […]
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  • USCIS Implements Second Phase of Premium Processing for Filed EB-1 and EB-2 Form I-140 Petitions

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is beginning to implement its second phase of premium processing for certain petitioners who have a pending Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers. This is specifically meant for Form I-140s filed under EB-1 and EB-2 classifications under the E13 multinational executive and manager classification or E21 classification as […]
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  • USCIS to Implement Premium Processing

    On May 24, 2022, USCIS announced that it would be implementing premium processing for certain petitioners who have a pending Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers under the EB-1 and EB-2 classifications. Watch the video below for more information, plus check out our previous post on the subject and our post on Crossing the […]
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  • USCIS to Implement Premium Processing for Certain Previously-Filed EB-1 and EB-2 Form I-140 Petitions

    On May 24, 2022, USCIS announced that it would be implementing premium processing for certain petitioners who have a pending Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers under the EB-1 and EB-2 classifications. Premium processing provides expedited processing for Form I-140. It guarantees that the USCIS will take some adjudicative action on the case within […]
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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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