USCIS Fee Changes For All Immigration Services

[caption id="attachment_484" align="alignright" width="275"] The USCIS Fee Change is Now in Effect[/caption] The U.S. Citizenship and administration services (USCIS), reminds applicants and petitioners to pay new fees with forms postmarked or filed on or after December 23, 2016, or the USCIS will not accept the filings. The USCIS will only accept previous fees if they are postmarked December 22 or earlier. Starting on December 23, 2016, applicants and petitioners will no longer have a 14-day grace period to correct a...

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Employment Non-Immigrant & Visa Petitions

With regard to the Employment Based Non-Immigrant and Visa Petitions, the Federal Government has published a final rule to modernize and improve several aspects of certain employment-based non-immigrant and immigrant visa programs. [caption id="attachment_1627" align="alignleft" width="338"] Employment Based Non- Immigrant and Visa Petitions[/caption] USCIS has also amended regulations to allow U.S. employers to hire and retain certain foreign workers who are beneficiaries of approved employment-based immigrant visa petitions and are waiting to become lawful permanent residents. A provision in this...

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