U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) data shows that since 2016, the overall issuance of Request for Evidence (RFE) notices by USCIS has increased significantly. One of the frequent issues raised in H-1B RFE notices relates to SOC code 15-2031 (Operations Research Analysts), as USCIS has been challenging the position being defined as a specialty occupation.
With the H-1B application process becoming too long and overly scrutinized, there’s an alternative to continue employing qualified foreign workers with minimal or no complications. Behold, the TN visa!
On November 14, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed to adjust various immigration and naturalization application fees charged by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it will require petitioners to pay a $10 non-refundable fee for each H-1B cap petition electronically registered during the designated registration period.
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On October 4, 2019, President Trump issued a Proclamation stating that the U.S. will suspend and limit entry of immigrant visa applicants who are unable to meet the requirements for healthcare.
United States immigration has been increasingly less friendly to many large, medium, and small businesses due to increasing delays, Requests for Evidence (RFE), and visa rejections. Many companies are transferring their skilled workers to nearshore operations in countries like Canada and Mexico to service clients in the US. Indian nationals still factor in at 70% of the US work permits issued to technology professionals.
As of October 1, 2019, medical professionals no longer need to take an English language proficiency exam like TOEFL or IELTS to apply for Tier-2 work permits in the United Kingdom. Occupational English Test (OET) scores are considered sufficient. This category of professionals includes doctors, dentists, midwives, and nurses.