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USCIS Data Signals Dramatic Increase in H-1B Visa Denials, Report Finds

A new report by the National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP) released this month indicates that the number of H-1B denials and Requests for Evidence (RFEs) increased significantly during the fourth quarter of 2017 which began on July 1, 2017, … Continue reading

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Beginning September 11, 2018, USCIS has the authority to deny petitions without first issuing RFE or NOID

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a new policy memorandum that will have wide ranging implications for immigrants. Beginning September 11, 2018, USCIS will use their discretion to deny an application, petition, or request filed with … Continue reading

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Can I do anything to get USCIS to issue my Advance Parole travel document sooner?

QUESTION: I filed an I-485 with an application for employment authorization and advance parole based on my marriage with a U.S citizen. It has been five and half months, but I still haven’t received any updates other than my biometrics … Continue reading

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USCIS Creates New Internal Division to Crack Down on Lenient Immigration Caseworkers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced to that it is creating an internal division designed to more closely oversee its own immigration caseworkers. According to information obtained by the Washington Post, this move may be prompted by a … Continue reading

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USCIS No Longer Accepting I-765 Service Requests at the 75-Day Mark

USCIS confirmed that it is no longer accepting service requests for I-765 applications that have been pending for more than 75 days unless the applications are outside of USCIS’s posted processing times.1:06 AM Read more detail on Recent Immigration Law posts – … Continue reading

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