Immigration Blog

Visa Applications Now Require Social Media Info

The Department of State has updated application forms for immigrant and nonimmigrant visas to include requests for additional information, including emails, phone numbers, and social media identifiers.  Applicants must now submit any usernames used on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Reddit, YouTube, Weibo, and other social media over the past 5 years. Previously, this information was only sought in situations where additional scrutiny was warranted, such as with individuals who traveled to terrorist-controlled areas. We believe that […]

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H-1B Cap Update: Initial Adjudications and Data Entry Complete

Our clients strategically used Premium Processing to file a limited number of H-1B cap-subject petitions. We’re thrilled to report that these petitions, many including Level 1 positions, have been approved without an RFE. This is a breakthrough that we have not seen in months! Working proactively with our clients to develop strong primary and secondary evidence in support of the current requirements for H-1B petitions is having the desired result. USCIS has also announced that […]

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