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The U.S. Department of State (DOS) published a final rule effective January 24, 2020 to amend regulations for B-2 temporary visitors for pleasure. The rule explicitly provides that Consular Officers should deny B visa applications found to be made with “the primary purpose of obtaining U.S. citizenship for a child by giving […]

On December 6, 2019, USCIS announced that a new registration process will go into effect for Fiscal Year 2021 H-1B petitions filed under the Fiscal Year 2021 H-1B quota. USCIS plans to publish notice in the Federal Register in the coming weeks. The change was originally proposed in December 2018, […]

By Ethan Baron | Bay Area News Group Even as the White House began cracking down on U.S. work visas, major Silicon Valley technology firms last year dramatically ramped up hiring of workers under the controversial H-1B visa program, according to newly released data. The data show the importance of […]

Law360 (July 27, 2018, 5:45 PM EDT) — The Trump administration has denied or questioned more visas for highly skilled immigrant workers since President Donald Trump signed his “Buy American and Hire American” executive order last year, a policy report released Wednesday has found. According to the nonpartisan National Foundation […]