H-1B cap season is here for fiscal year 2022! In this video, Chugh, LLP Partner and Attorney Kirti Kalra joins Attorney Brittany Simmons to share a useful overview of the H-1B cap selection process. They also provide tips that every employer should keep in mind for a smooth sponsorship season.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced it will offer flexibility to F-1 students whose receipt notices are delayed for Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization.
Business owners and C-level executives may consider whether it is more profitable and effective to issue real equity or phantom stock to employees. The answer to this question varies based on a company’s culture and structure.
On February 24, 2021, President Joe Biden revoked the presidential proclamation which blocked certain foreign nationals from entering the United States or obtaining immigrant visas at US consulates abroad. This policy change is effective immediately.
Employers can create new accounts on United States Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) online H-1B cap registration system starting on March 2 at 12 PM noon EST. Employers who already have an account will not need to register again.
After months of uncertainty, the H-1B cap selection process for fiscal year (FY) 2022 is shaping up to be similar to the prior year. Human resources professionals should keep a close eye on the H-1B cap selection timeline and prepare for the process as soon as possible.
The US State Department’s March 2021 Visa Bulletin features significant advancement in many employment-based green card categories. Following the trend of the last two months, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will honor the Final Action Dates chart for employment-based cases.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will revert to the 2008 version of the civics test for naturalization. The agency determined that their 2020 revision of the naturalization civics test may create unintended barriers to the citizenship process.
United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will extend border restrictions which block all nonessential land and ferry travel across the United States borders with Mexico and Canada through February 21, 2021. Air travel is not affected by the restriction. Essential travel is permitted, and includes things like travel for …