H-1B Visa

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

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. …

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How to find the correct prevailing wage level for your H-1B petition?

Are you trying to find the prevailing wage for your H-1B visa? How to find the correct prevailing wage level for your H-1B petition? The first place to start is flcdatacenter.com. This is the website set up by the DOL that lists the prevailing wages and levels for each county in the U.S. The problem …

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Texas Service Center to Begin Accepting Form I-129 for Certain H-1B Petitions

Texas Service Center to Begin Accepting Form I-129 for Certain H-1B Petitions From USCIS.gov on 5/20/19: On May 20, 2019, the Texas Service Center will begin processing Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, for certain H-1B cap-exempt petitions requesting: A change in previously approved employment; A change of employer; Concurrent employment; Amendments; A continuation of …

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Premium Processing for FY 2020 Cap-Subject Petitions

Premium Processing for FY 2020 Cap-Subject Petitions Premium processing will be offered in a two-phased approach during the FY 2020 cap season so USCIS can best manage the premium processing requests without fully suspending it as in previous years.  The first phase will include FY 2020 cap-subject H-1B petitions requesting a change of status and …

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H-1B Visa – LCA Posting Memo – 3/15/19

H-1B Visa – LCA Posting Memo – 3/15/19 1 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION Washington, DC 20210 March 15, 2019 FIELD ASSISTANCE BULLETIN No. 2019-3  MEMORANDUM FOR: Regional Administrators District Directors FROM: Keith Sonderling Acting Administrator SUBJECT: The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA),1 as amended, requires an employer seeking to employ H-1B …

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