A. Evolving U.S. Immigration Practice and Strategies to the COVID-19 Pandemic U.S. Embassies and Consulates around the world suspended nonimmigrant and immigrant visa processing, generally remaining open only for emergency U.S. Citizen Services. Visa applicants outside of the United States may expect to wait months and possibly until this pandemic […]
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On Friday, March 27, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the agency had completed the random numeric selection process (lottery) for allocating H-1B numbers among the properly submitted registrations under both the H-1B Regular Cap and H-1B Master’s Cap. USCIS has begun the process of notifying those […]
E-Verify is extending the timeframe in which employees must contact the Social Security Administration (SSA) or Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in response to a Tentative Nonconfirmations (TNCs) in limited situations arising from COVID-19 precautions. The standard 8 federal business day deadline in which to establish contact with SSA or […]