Immigration Solutions

USCIS Adopts Department of Labor Definition of “Science or Art”

From uscis.gov, 04/10/2024 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is issuing policy guidance (PDF, 321.14 KB) in the USCIS Policy Manual to add the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) definition of “science or art” for Schedule A, Group II cases. For many employment-based 2nd and 3rd preference (EB-2 and EB-3) petitions, employers must obtain a labor certification … Read more

3/30/24: Filing I-907, I-140 and I-485 Concurrently – USCIS Filing Addresses

From USCIS – 3/30/2024: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that on April 1, 2024 we are changing the filing location for concurrently filed Forms I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service; I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker; and I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, and for related Forms I-131, Application for … Read more

USCIS Announcements for the Fiscal Year 2025 H-1B Cap Season

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today updates for the fiscal year (FY) 2025 H-1B cap season. This announcement includes provisions from the H-1B Registration final rule (Improving the H-1B Selection Process and Program Integrity), the dates for the initial H-1B registration period for the FY 2025 H-1B cap, and the online filing launch of … Read more

USCIS Announces Strengthened Integrity Measures for H-1B Program

From USCIS: Announces FY 2025 H-1B Cap Initial Registration Period and Online Filing of H-1B Petitions WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced a final rule to strengthen the integrity of and reduce the potential for fraud in the H-1B registration process, including by reducing the potential for gaming the registration system and ensuring each beneficiary would have … Read more

FY 2025 H-1B Electronic Registration Process

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. Eastern U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to participate in a webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, from 2 – 3:30 p.m. Eastern. During this webinar, USCIS representatives will: Share updates on changes to the FY 2025 H-1B electronic registration process; Provide a step-by-step … Read more

USCIS Issues Final Rule to Adjust Certain Immigration and Naturalization Fees

From USCIS on 1/30/24: Today, we published a final rule to adjust certain immigration and naturalization benefit request fees for the first time since 2016. Background The final rule will allow us to recover our operating costs and support more timely processing of new applications. Unlike many other federal agencies, we are almost entirely fee … Read more