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Guide to H-1B Cap Exempt Employers

Many foreign nationals who seek to obtain H-1B status face significant difficulties due to the current structure and limited numbers of the H-1B visa program. 

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Converting Your H-4 Visa

H-4 visa holders may consider converting to other status options to access job opportunities in the U.S and avoid getting blocked from working in the jobs they have already secured. Since many H-4 visa holders are as educated and well-qualified as their spouses, many choose to convert to the H-1B visa.

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Are You Ready for USCIS H-1B Site Visits or Department of Labor Audits?

Now that the FY 2019 H-1B cap has been reached, make sure you have a strong immigration compliance programs in place, particularly when it comes to Department of Homeland Security’s H-1B Site Visit program and Department of Labor H-1B/Labor Condition Application Audit program. As reported earlier this year, the government plans to step up targeted site visits and audits for H-1B cases in 2018.

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New Portal for F-1 International Students and an Update on Potential Changes to OPT Rules

International students studying in the U.S. (typically in F-1 nonimmigrant status) must comply with many federal regulations while studying and working in the U.S. Much of their information is coordinated through their school’s designated school official (“DSO”), who reports the F-1 student’s information using the U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement’s (“ICE”) database called the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (“SEVIS”), which stores and reports information about the F-1 student’s immigration status.

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University Assembly Recommends ‘Comprehensive Review’ of All Majors to Certify Potential STEM Programs

The University Assembly passed a resolution on April 10 requesting all 12 colleges to review their academic departments to identify majors that might qualify for STEM certification — a certification that would grant international students two additional years of work authorization in the United States.

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S.A. Recommends 2-Year Work Authorization Extension for International Students Studying Economics

The Student Assembly requested the University to provide international students majoring in economics an extra two years of U.S. employment by recertifying their major as a STEM-based program according to federal guidelines, in a packed assembly meeting on Thursday.

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​Immigration Agency Launches Online Reporting Portal for F-1 OPT and M-1 International Students

The Student Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) recently launched the Online International Student Visa Portal for foreign students in the United States under the F-1 Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) and M-1 Practical Training programs.

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Texas looms large as high-skilled visa destination

Over 50,000 well-paid workers from other countries received H-1B visas to live temporarily in three of Texas’ largest metro areas between 2010 and 2016.

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H-4 Work Authorization Unlikely to be Revoked Anytime Soon, Says Former Obama Administration Official Who Helped Implement Rule


H-4 visa holders, who have been on tenterhooks since the Trump administration announced last year that it intended to revoke their work authorization, can relax for now as the program will continue on for at least this year, according to a former Obama administration official who was pivotal to developing the EAD rule.

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H-1B visa filings at historic low as Indian firms opt to hire local in US


USCIS data on H-1B visa filings show US branches of Indian IT companies such as TCS, Infosys and Wipro are sticking to their promise of cutting foreign hirings and ramping up local recruitment

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