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On June 22, President Trump issued a proclamation further extending and expanding the suspension of admission of certain immigrants to the United States through December 31, 2020. It also expanded the scope of the suspension to include nonimmigrants seeking entry in H-1B, H-2B, or L status, as well as individuals seeking entry in J status to participate in certain exchange programs. The […]

On Wednesday, April 1, 2020, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services announced receipt of approximately 275,000 registrations for entry into the U.S. Regular Cap and Master’s Cap lotteries under the annual H-1B quota.  As a result, the chance of winning the lottery this year was lower than ever.  USCIS has indicated […]

Before an H-1B or E-3 petition for nonimmigrant worker can be filed, USDOL requires employers to provide notice to the workforce at the location of intended employment that the employer intends to file a petition to employ an H-1B or E-3 worker at that location. Further, whenever an H-1B or […]

As employers look for ways to address and avoid the potential spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, some employers are implementing or considering staff telecommuting. Employers considering telecommuting options are also considering the potential impact on nonimmigrant status for employees working pursuant to different work visa classifications. Fortunately, the impacts […]