Immigration Blog

Yearly Archives from 2014

Comprehensive Immigration Reform

The promise of the passage of a comprehensive bill looked hopeful last June when the U.S. Senate passed bill S. 744 which included a path for legalization for unauthorized immigrants, an expansion of E-Verify, an increase in the number of temporary work visas and a plan to clear the immigrant visa backlogs. The bill would have been the first overhaul of our immigration system since 1986. However, a bipartisan vote was not reached as the House did not […]

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H-1B Visa Cap Reached in Five Days!

In 2013, the H-1B cap was reached in the first five days of filing and USCIS conducted a visa lottery to select the lucky petitions. The high demand for H-1B visas is expected to continue in 2014. We are encouraging those interested in new H-1B visas to begin the process in February. USCIS will start accepting petitions for new H-1B visas on April 1, 2014.

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