Chamber of Commerce v. DHS, Sept. 15, 2021
"DHS confirmed at the hearing that Secretary Mayorkas has not ratified the Final Rule. Because Mr. Wolf was not lawfully appointed as Acting Secretary at the time the Final Rule was approved, the Court...
AIC, Aug. 30, 2021
"This nationwide class action lawsuit challenges U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) pattern and practice of arbitrarily denying H-1B nonimmigrant employment-based petitions for market research analyst positions...
USCIS, May 18, 2021
"The Department of Homeland Security has issued a final rule that removes from the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) an interim final rule (IFR) issued in October 2020, which has since been vacated by a federal district court...
ICE, Mar. 29, 2021
"... SEVIS will automatically add the cap-gap extension to the record of an eligible F-1 student who is a beneficiary of a pending cap-subject H-1B petition. ..."
USCIS, Mar. 30, 2021
"USCIS has received enough electronic registrations during the initial registration period to reach the fiscal year (FY) 2022 H-1B numerical allocations (H-1B cap) including the advanced degree exemption (master’s cap...
Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 47 / Friday, March 12, 2021
"On February 1, 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL or Department) proposed to delay the effective date of the final rule entitled ‘‘Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary...
USCIS, Feb. 16, 2021
"USCIS has received a sufficient number of petitions needed to reach the congressionally mandated 65,000 H-1B visa regular cap and the 20,000 H-1B visa U.S. advanced degree exemption, known as the master’s cap, for fiscal...
USCIS, Feb. 3, 2021
"PM-602-0142.1 - Rescission of 2017 Policy Memorandum PM-602-0142
Effective immediately, USCIS rescinds PM-602-0142 “Rescission of the December 22, 2000 ‘Guidance memo on H1B computer related positions.’”...
This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 02/08/2021
"On January 8, 2021, DHS published a final rule, Modification of Registration Requirement for Petitioners Seeking To File Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions (H-1B Selection...
DOL, Jan. 20, 2021
U.S. Department of Labor Withdraws Forthcoming H-2A Temporary Agricultural Program Rule for Review
On January 15, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (Department) announced and posted on the Office of Foreign Labor Certification’s...
DOLETA, Jan. 15, 2021 - H-1B Program Bulletin Clarifying Filing Requirements for Labor Condition Applications by Secondary Employers at 20 C.F.R. §§ 655.715 and 655.730(a)
DOLWHD, Jan. 15, 2021 - H-1B program obligations for common-law em...
Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 5 / Friday, January 8, 2021
"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS or the Department) is amending its regulations governing the process by which U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) selects H-1B registrations...
Innova Solutions v. Baran
"Innova Solutions, Inc. (Innova), a technology company that provides services including cloud storage and data analytics, appeals from the district court’s denial of its challenge to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...
Purdue Univ. v. Scalia
"On October 23, 2020, the Purdue Plaintiffs filed a motion for a preliminary injunction or section 705 APA stay, requesting that the Court (1) “enjoin Defendants from enforcing Department of Labor Interim Final Regulation...
DOJ, Dec. 3, 2020
Here is the press release, and here is the complaint. Yes, it's a complaint, not a lawsuit. Lawsuits are filed in courts. This is a complaint filed with the OCAHO, an administrative tribunal. PERM experts and H-1B experts, weigh...