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News Excerpts From The Nov. 1, 2013, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 21 Oct 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Government Shutdown: Impact on I-129 H Visa Extensions and AOS | Via e-Mail on October 18, 2013, USCIS alerted stakeholders that if an H-1B, H-2A, or H-2B petitioner submits evidence establishing that the primary reason for failing to timely file an... Read More

Excerpts from the June 15, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 4 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

Centralized Filing and Adjudication for Certain Inadmissibility Waivers Beginning June 4, 2012, applicants abroad who have applied for certain visas and have been found ineligible by a U.S. consular officer can mail requests to waive certain grounds... Read More

Bender’s Immigration Bulletin – March 15, 2011
Posted on 9 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

USCIS Proposes New H-1B Process USCIS has issued a proposed rule that would require employers seeking to bring in an H-1B worker subject to a cap to register electronically with USCIS during a set period before the start of the filing period. The... Read More

Bender’s Immigration Bulletin – February 15, 2011 - Immigration Attorneys Disciplined
Posted on 4 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

FY 2011 H-1B Cap Reached USCIS has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year 2011, it announced on January 27. The final receipt date for new H-1B petitions requesting an employment start date in FY2011... Read More

News Excerpts From the May 15, 2016, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 13 May 2016 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

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... Read More

Excerpts From the April 15, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: USCIS Proposes Change for Certain Unlawful-Presence Waivers, More
Posted on 4 Apr 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

USCIS Proposes Change for Certain Unlawful-Presence Waivers USCIS posted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register on March 30 that would reduce the time U.S. citizens are separated from their immediate relatives who must obtain immigrant... Read More

News Excerpts From the July 1, 2016, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 25 Jun 2016 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Colorado Repeals Employment Verification Requirement | On June 8, 2016, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill (House Bill 16-1114) repealing a state requirement that employers maintain a separate affirmation form and retain copies of documents... Read More