Immigration News Flash: Increase in L-1 Site Visits & Compliance Reviews

Recently, there has been an increase in site visits targeting companies that employ L-1 visa workers. While the USCIS has been routinely conducting similar site visits […]

Immigration News: 2016 H-1B Cap Season Overview

As expected, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reached the numerical cap for this year’s H-1B lottery. USCIS announced on April 7, 2016, that it has […]

Immigration News: New Rules on STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT)

On March 11, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security published a final rule allowing certain F-1 students who receive STEM degrees (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) […]

Visa-Exempt Foreign Travelers visiting Canada: eTA Registration becomes mandatory on March 15th

Effective March 15, 2016, all visa-exempt foreign nationals traveling to Canada by air will be required to obtain Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) prior to entering Canada.

One Point Advice: H-1B Worker’s Termination

US companies employing workers in H-1B visa status must be careful when terminating these employees.

Significant Benefits to Green Card applicants:
Updates to the Visa Bulletin and how it could affect you!

Applicants applying for US permanent residency (“green card”) can potentially benefit from the new procedures implemented by the US Department of State on October 1, 2015.