Blog Archives

  • Apr 13thH-1b Update: USCIS completes H-1b lottery – receives over 236,000 petitions

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on April 7, 2016, that it has received enough H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 visas for fiscal year (FY) 2017. USCIS has also received more than the limit of … READ MORE »

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  • Apr 07thH-1B Visa Cap Reached for FY 2017

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has reached the congressionally mandated H-1B cap for fiscal year (FY) 2017. USCIS has also received more than the limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the U.S. advanced degree exemption. USCIS … READ MORE »

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  • Jun 23rdState Department Computer Glitch Creates A Visa Nightmare

    The State Department says it is working around the clock on a computer problem that’s having widespread impact on travel into the U.S. The glitch has practically shut down the visa application process. Of the 50,000 visa applications received every … READ MORE »

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  • Apr 07thUSCIS announces H-1b cap reached

    WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has reached the congressionally mandated H-1B cap for fiscal year (FY) 2016. USCIS has also received more than the limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the U.S. advanced degree exemption. … READ MORE »

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  • Nov 20thObama: ‘Our immigration system is broken, and everybody knows it’

    CNBC – President Barack Obama announced his immigration reform plans to the country on Thursday. This plan, which will be enacted by executive action, “will help secure the border, hold nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants accountable, and ensure that everyone … READ MORE »

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  • Nov 14thObama says: The immigration waiting game will end soon!

    Washington (CNN) — President Barack Obama could take action as early as next week to protect undocumented immigrants with American-born children and those who entered the United States as children themselves from deportation, an administration official familiar with the plan … READ MORE »

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  • Jun 30thObama to take executive action on immigration

    Washington (CNN) — It’s their fault, President Barack Obama said Monday in blaming Republican inaction on immigration reform for escalating problems including a surge of undocumented children crossing the border from Mexico.   At a hastily scheduled Rose Garden appearance, … READ MORE »

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  • Apr 07thH-1B Visa Cap Reached for FY 2015

    USCIS has announced that it has received a sufficient number of H-1b petitions to reach the statutory cap for Fiscal Year 2015.  The cap for Master’s degree has also been reached. .

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