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Blog Posts in March, 2022

  • H-1B FY 2023 Initial Electronic Registration Selection Process Completed

    USCIS has announced the initial H-1B registration selection process for the fiscal year (FY) 2023 is completed. All prospective petitioners with selected registrations have been notified. Registrants’ online accounts will now show one of the following statuses for each beneficiary registered : Submitted: The registration has been submitted and is eligible for selection till the end of the fiscal ...
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  • USCIS Updates Guidance on Employment Authorization for E and L Nonimmigrant Spouses

    On Nov. 12, 2021, USCIS issued a policy announcement confirming that E and L spouses are employment authorized based on their valid E or L nonimmigrant status. Since the November 2021 announcement, the Department of Homeland Security added new Class of Admission (COA) codes to distinguish between E and L spouses and children. As of Jan. 30, 2022, USCIS and CBP began issuing Forms I-94 with the ...
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  • Can You Change Jobs on an H-1B Visa?

    If you landed a job in the United States with an H-1B visa, but your role isn’t what you expected, you might be thinking about getting a new job. Finding a new job can be a long and complex process when working under an H-1B visa. Aside from going through the challenges of job searching, you will need to complete certain steps with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Can I ...
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  • Ukraine Granted TPS Designation for 18 Months

    On March 3, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the designation of Ukraine for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. A country may be designated for TPS when conditions in the country fall into one or more of the three statutory bases for designation: ongoing armed conflict, environmental disasters, or extraordinary and temporary conditions. Individuals eligible for ...
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