Skip to Content

Click here for current COVID-19 updates     Close

Archives

Click here to view September 2020 visa bulletin.  The U.S. Department of State (DOS) published the Monthly Visa Bulletin for September 2020, which showed little to no movement for all categories. The new bulletin showed slight forward progress for EB-1 for both India and China, as well as EB-5 for China and Vietnam, but all other categories remained the same.    […]

Foster first reported in March of 2020 that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was providing flexibility to employers in completing the Form I-9, allowing employee documents presented in connection with the Form I-9 review process to be examined remotely (e.g. via video link, fax, or e-mail, etc.) rather than in the employee’s physical presence under certain circumstances for employers with employees taking […]

For the past few years, usually before it receives a deluge of new H-1B petitions in early April, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) has implemented a partial suspension of its Premium Processing service, generally lasting three to six months for H-1B petitions. True to form, USCIS suspended premium processing this year as well, but this time the suspension was across the board for all types of petitions. USCIS justified these […]