Immigration Solutions

Immigration in the Build Back Better Act

Work permit / Travel Permit program: The House provision would grant at least 7 million undocumented immigrants “parole,” formally admitting them into the United States if they file an application, pay a fee and pass background checks. Then they would be eligible to apply for permits, authorization to travel outside of the United States, and … 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 uscis.gov 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