LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom
USCIS to Accept H-1B Petitions for Fiscal Year 2013 Beginning April 2, 2012

USCIS, Mar. 27, 2012 : "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 cap on Monday April 2, 2012. Cases will be considered accepted on the date that USCIS takes possession of a properly...

USCIS Reaches Fiscal Year 2013 H-1B Cap

WASHINGTON: "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 for fiscal year (FY) 2013. Yesterday, June 11, 2012, was the final receipt date for new H-1B specialty occupation ...

Advance Copy of DHS Notification: CNMI-Only Transitional Worker Numerical Limitation for FY13

"The Secretary of Homeland Security announces that the numerical limitation for the annual fiscal year numerical limitation for CNMI-only Transitional Worker (CW-1) nonimmigrant classification for fiscal year 2013 is set at 15,000. In accordance with Title VII of the Consolidated Natural Resources...

At Nearly 100,000, Immigration Prosecutions Reach All-time High in FY 2013

"The latest available data from the Justice Department show that during FY 2013 immigration prosecutions reached an all-time high, with new cases being filed against 97,384 defendants. This number is up 5.9 percent over the past fiscal year, and up 22.6 percent over the past five years, according...

EOIR Releases FY2013 Statistics

" The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced that it has released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Statistics Yearbook . As announced on its website on October 1, 2013, EOIR has been working to enhance its external data reporting by changing the way it analyzes and reports its data...