Immigration Solutions

New USCIS Form I-129 – Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds final rule on Feb. 24, 2020

ALERT: USCIS will implement the Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds final rule on Feb. 24, 2020, except in Illinois, where the rule remains enjoined by a federal court (as of Feb. 5, 2020). If the injunction in Illinois is lifted, USCIS will provide additional public guidance. The final rule will apply only to applications and petitions … Read more

U.S. employers are experiencing a widespread unskilled and low skilled worker shortage.

A recent article on vox.com highlighted the struggles of U.S. employers to fill unskilled and low skilled positions. According to the article, the hardest-to-find workers are no longer computer engineers. They are home health care aides, restaurant workers, and hotel staff. Many employers are unaware that there are foreign national workers who could be excellent … Read more

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 – 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

FLC PREVAILING WAGE TOOL

About the prevailing wage for H-1B, H-1B1, E-3 Visa and PERM foreign labor certification petitions. flcdatacenter.com 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 flcdatacenter.com, … Read more