Immigration Law

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New Law Increases H-1B and L-1 Petition Fees: USCIS
Posted on 13 Jan 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Jan. 12, 2016 - "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... Read More

New Research Finds Soaring Denial Rates for L-1 and H-1B Petitions
Posted on 9 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Analysis of new data obtained from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reveals the agency has dramatically increased denials of L-1 and H-1B petitions over the past four years, harming the competitiveness of U.S. employers and encouraging... Read More

Tags: denial rates , L-1 , H-1B

The H-1B and L-1 Punitive Super Fee Rears its Ugly Head Again - Cyrus D. Mehta, Michelle S. Velasco
Posted on 17 Jan 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus D. Mehta, Michelle S. Velasco, Jan. 16, 2016 - "USCIS has yet to revise the Form I-129 and Form I-129S. Outside of this announcement there are no other instructions on the USCIS website, and its page on H and L filing fees has not been updated... Read More

Tags: L-1 , mehta , velasco , H-1B , super fee