April 21, 2017 admin No comments exist

Our foreign exchange students should be aware that the U.S. Department of Education no longer recognizes ACICS as an accrediting agency. This has immediate impacts on F-1 Students and those under the English Language Study program. https://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/certain-students-applying-english-language-study-and-24-month-stem-opt-extension-programs-affected-acics-loss-accreditation

April 20, 2017 admin No comments exist

The USCIS will be redesigning the look of Green Cards and Employment Documentation. All prior documents will still be accepted, so long as they have not yet expired. https://www.uscis.gov/news/news-releases/uscis-will-issue-redesigned-green-cards-and-employment-authorization-documents?utm_source=homepagebanner&utm_campaign=gcredesign

April 17, 2017 admin No comments exist

The USCIS has announced that they have reached their statutory cap of 65,000 for the H-1B visa petitioners for the 2018 fiscal year. Over 119,000 petitions were submitted for the 2018 fiscal year. The USCIS will continue to accept petitions that are otherwise exempt from the cap https://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/uscis-completes-h-1b-cap-random-selection-process-fy-2018

March 21, 2017 admin No comments exist

Over the coming weeks, judges will be transferred to immigration detention centers to assist with carrying out President Trump’s executive orders. This will cause delays with other immigration casework. http://www.dailynews.com/government-and-politics/20170317/immigration-judges-to-be-sent-to-border-detention-centers