H-1B Visa Cap Reached in 1st Week of Filing

H-1B Visa Cap Reached in 1st Week of Filing USCIS announced on Friday, April 5th, 2013, that the FY2014 H-1B Visa Cap has been reached for both Master’s cap and the Regular H-1B cap.  USCIS has stated that a computer generated lottery will be conducted to determine which petitions will be chosen for processing. Petitioners …

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Senate group considers large reduction in family visas as part of immigration deal

Senate group considers large reduction in family visas as part of immigration deal By David Nakamura, Published: March 14 Key senators are developing plans that would make it harder for the relatives of U.S. citizens to immigrate to this country, while easing the path for more high-skilled foreign workers, according to lawmakers and others negotiating an …

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ICE chief acknowledges more than 2,000 illegal immigrants released, including drunken drivers

The top U.S. immigration enforcement official acknowledged Thursday that the Obama administration has in fact released thousands of illegal immigrants from local jails over the last month despite prior claims that the release was only in the hundreds. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director John Morton, at a House appropriations subcommittee hearing, said the agency released …

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Senators agree on path to legal status for illegal immigrants

Senators crafting a bipartisan overhaul of immigration laws agree on a path to legal status, aides say, but other hurdles remain. By Brian Bennett, Washington BureauMarch 11, 2013, 3:00 a.m. WASHINGTON — Eight senators who have spent weeks trying to write a bipartisan bill to overhaul immigration laws have privately agreed on the most contentious …

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H1B Season starts now for filings on April 1, 2013

Employers and employees who are interested in filing an H1B petition for a worker for employment beginning October 1, 2013 can file on April 1, 2013.  Plan ahead and early as it may take several weeks to complete all the requirements for filing. Call our office at (202) 470-1004 to make an appointment or to …

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Senators say bipartisan immigration reform will include citizenship path

Published January 27, 2013  / FoxNews.com Top Senate Democrats and Republicans said Sunday the bipartisan legislation on immigration reform to be announced this week will include a one-step, comprehensive bill that includes a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million people living illegally in the United States. “We are committed to a comprehensive approach …

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