Immigration Solutions

H-1B RFE for Employer-Employee Relationship – Physical Therapy Firm with employees at 3rd party worksite.

This is a typical RFE for a company that places it’s employees at a 3rd party worksite. ————// A specialty occupation is one that requires the theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge and that requires the attainment of a bachelor’s or higher degree in a specific specialty, or its equivalent, … Read more

November 2019 Visa Bulletin Dates – Family

FAMILY-SPONSORED PREFERENCES First: (F1) Unmarried Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens:  23,400 plus any numbers not required for fourth preference. Second: Spouses and Children, and Unmarried Sons and Daughters of Permanent Residents:  114,200, plus the number (if any) by which the worldwide family preference level exceeds 226,000, plus any unused first preference numbers: A. (F2A) Spouses and Children … Read more

November 2019 Visa Bulletin Dates – Employment

EMPLOYMENT-BASED PREFERENCES First:  Priority Workers:  28.6% of the worldwide employment-based preference level, plus any numbers not required for fourth and fifth preferences. Second:  Members of the Professions Holding Advanced Degrees or Persons of Exceptional Ability:  28.6% of the worldwide employment-based preference level, plus any numbers not required by first preference. Third:  Skilled Workers, Professionals, and Other … Read more


About the prevailing wage for H-1B, H-1B1, E-3 Visa and PERM foreign labor certification petitions. is a website built by the State of Utah under contract by the Department of Labor. The wage data is made available to the public and may be used in other applications. We use the same data as, … Read more

DHS Proposes $10 Registration Fee for Petitioners Seeking to File H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced a notice of proposed rulemaking that would require petitioners seeking to file H-1B cap-subject petitions to pay a $10 fee for each electronic registration they submit to USCIS. Because USCIS must expend resources to implement and maintain the H-1B registration system, and because USCIS operations are funded by fees … Read more

USCIS Announces Plan to Improve the Naturalization Test

From on 7/19/19. WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is revising the current naturalization test with improvements to ensure it continues to serve as an accurate measure of a naturalization applicant’s civics knowledge and that it reflects best practices in adult education assessments. The goal is to create a meaningful, uniform, and efficient test … Read more

How to help immigrants prepare for ICE raids

If you want to help immigrants fearing persecution, it’s important you raise awareness about their rights and better understand them, too. Groups like United We Dream have provided infographics that spell out what to do if an ICE raid takes place around you. If an ICE agent appears at an individual’s home, United We Dream urges immigrants … Read more

H-1B Visa – Judge upholds USCIS Denial of Quality Assurance Analyst as Specialty Occupation

The L-1B Visa – Specialized Knowledge Worker [2022]

A federal court judge has thrown out a lawsuit by an Indian technology worker who claimed she was illegally denied an H-1B visa, ruling in favor of the federal government and its claim that the woman’s planned job did not meet the definition of a “specialty occupation” required for the visa. Usha Sagarwala sued U.S. … Read more