Immigration Blog

Why is USCIS implementing an Electronic Registration process for cap-subject petitions for FY 2021?   The electronic registration is intended to simplify the process of applying for a cap-subject petition by submitting a registration form online.  In previous years USCIS has required Employers to submit an entire petition.  By utilizing an online registration Employers will...

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For the past 6 months, I have been encouraging clients to file Federal Lawsuits to overcome unreasonable delays in processing petitions and to overcome wrongful denials.  I truly believe this is the only way to hold USCIS and the Department of State accountable. Recently I was contacted by a client who had received a 221g...

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H-1B Specialty Occupation The H-1B visa is one of the most commonly used visas for companies looking to hire foreign talent. The H-1B is a dual- intent, non-immigrant visa, that requires a candidate to be working in a specialized knowledge position, that requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or higher in a specific field. H-1B...

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Recently I have found myself regularly consulting with clients on the pros and cons of taking day 1 CPT to enable a student to continue working. The typical scenario is when a student has exhausted their OPT/STEM OPT options and wants to continue working for the same employer. There are a handful of Universities offering...

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