Beginning on August 5, 2019, USCIS will reject Form I-129 (Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker) petitions that fail to include the name of the petitioner or applicant and the primary US office address in Part 1 of Form I-129.
On June 17, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and USCIS will re-establish the “Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements” (SAVE) Matching Program which will be used by a handful of state agencies to determine eligibility for benefits such as unemployment compensation (UC) and Medicaid.
Beginning May 20, 2019, USCIS started accepting premium processing requests for H-1B cap petitions requesting a change of status on Form I-129 (Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker) that did not include Form I-907 (Request for Premium Processing Service) with the H-1B cap petition.
The process to sponsor a prospective employee for a green card varies based on which employment-based (EB) preference category they fall under. There are five EB categories for green card sponsorship, which are ranked based on qualifications. This discussion focuses on EB-2 and EB-3 preference categories. Employment-Based Preference Category Who is Eligible? EB-1 Those with “extraordinary ability” in the arts, sciences, business, education, …