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Blog Posts in 2015

  • New Law Increases H-1B and L-1 Petition Fees

    The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (Public Law 114-113), signed into law by President Obama on December 18, 2015, increases fees for certain H-1B and L-1 petitioners. These petitioners must submit an additional fee of $4,000 for certain H-1B petitions and $4,500 for certain L-1A and L-1B petitions postmarked on or after December 18, 2015. The additional fees apply to petitioners who employ ...
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  • New USCIS Proposal Regarding employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant visa programs.

    The USCIS has proposed an initiative that would streamline and enhance specific aspects of employment-based immigration and non-immigrant visa programs. The USCIS is also recommending amendments that will make it easier for U.S. employers to hire and retain certain foreign employees of approved employment visa petitions who are waiting for permanent residency. To read the proposed rule published ...
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