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AC21 Meeting Summary

December 07, 2011 (1 min read)

"On July 13, 2011, the Office of Public Engagement hosted a stakeholder engagement to discuss issues related to the American Competitiveness in the Twenty-First Century Act (AC21). More specifically, USCIS was seeking feedback regarding H-1B extensions beyond the six-year statutory limitation; calculation of the H-1B admission period; H-1B portability under INA 214(n); job flexibility and I-140 petition portability under INA 204(j); H-1B whistleblower provisions; and employer debarment issues. Below, USCIS has summarized the relevant ideas and concerns that were raised by stakeholders for each theme discussed. USCIS is considering these ideas for the formulation of additional guidance related to AC21." - USCIS, Oct. 17, 2011.