DHS Issues Final Regulations on Sexual Abuse in Detention Centers |
On March 7, 2014, the Department of Homeland Security issued a long-awaited set of final regulations applying standards required under the Prison Rape Elimination Act Standards to...
Labor Department to Delay Implementation of BALCA Ruling in Island Holdings |
On December 20, 2013, the Labor Department announced that it would seek review of the ruling issued by the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals in Matter of Island...
CBP Launches Website for I-94 and Travel History Retrieval
On May 1, 2014, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) introduced a new website that will allow nonimmigrants in the United States to obtain their I-94 arrival/departure records for any point...
H-1B FY 2017 Cap Season Begins April 1 |
USCIS will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year (FY) 2017 cap on April 1, 2016. The congressionally mandated cap on H-1B visas for FY 2017 is 65,000. The first 20,000 H-1B petitions filed...
USCIS Finishes Data Entry for Cap-Subject H-1B FY17 Applications |
USCIS announced on May 2 that it has finished data entry for cap-subject H-1B petitions. It will begin returning those not chosen in the lottery. Some petitions are being transferred...