Skip to Content

Guide On How To Get An F-1 Visa

221(G) And Administrative Processing Litigation Information

Transfer of Underlying Basis (TUB) – All about It

I-129 Receipt Notice Delays and Auto-Extension of Work Authorization State

Meng Amendment to Recapture Wasted Green Cards

Duplicate H-1B Registrations in Lottery Leading to Permanent Bar

Updates on Interfiling to Transfer the Underlying Basis from EB-3 to EB-2

H-1B Cap Filing Window Ending in One Month

Working for Two Employers – Mechanics for H-1B, AOS EAD & H-4 EAD

Changing Jobs While on AOS -I-485J 180-Day Rule

Automatic Employment Authorization Extension to 540 Days –Who Qualifies? How Does It Work?

Travel on Advance Parole, Is My H-1B Still Active?

EAGLE Act Bill Passed in House Judiciary – What Are Its Chances to Become Law?

Common H 1B Stamping Questions When There Are Job Changes

May Visa Bulletin – Will the Dates Continue to Move?

Premium Processing Extended to EB-1C and EB-2 NIW but Not for H-4 EAD

H 1B Cap Gap

Stay Away from Fraud Companies. Report H-1B Fraud:

Can I file AOS (I-485) with My Previous Employer’s I-140?

Ur M. Jaddou, Director, USCIS – All Talk, No Action

Travel on Advance Parole and Maintaining H/L Status

Refiling AOS VS Interfiling I-485J – March 2022 Update

Dependent’s Green Card Rejected then Accepted, Now Denied for Filing Late?

Trend in AOS Approvals: Re-filed Cases Getting Approved Faster

Non Compete Cannot Join End Client or Vender Agreement – What H 1B Visa Holders Should Know

Can I Apply for the H-1B Lottery with 10 Different Employers?

October 2021 AOS Approved While October 2020 AOS Still Pending – What is the Logic?

Got Green Card: When Can I Quit My Employer?

Update on U.S. Consulate Appointments

Employment Based AOS (I-485) Interview: Do You Need a Lawyer to Accompany You.

Can I conduct business activity on H-1B, H-4, or F-1 visas?

Update on Travel Restrictions

180 Days of H 4 EAD Extension Through Travel to Mexico

Immigration Reform Dead – What’s Next?

H-4 Plus EAD- Best Strategy

H-1B Nearing Six Years Perm Not Approved

I-485 Supplement J Job Portability (AC21)–20 Questions Answered

New COVID-19 Travel Ban From Eight African Countries

House Passes Build Back Better Act with Key Immigration Provisions

Who Can Interfile, Who Can Refile, and What Factors Need to Be Considered?

Biden Administration Immigration Report Card “B-”

AOS EAD vs H 1B Which is Better? Pros & Cons

Senate on Immigration: Ball in the Court of the Parliamentarian

COVID-related Travel Bans Lifted Nov. 8th

EB 2 Moving: Re file vs interfile

Senate to Act before Christmas on Budget Immigration Provisions

Charlie Oppenheim Departure from State Department – What Changes are Expected?

Expedited EAD Renewals for Healthcare Workers

Immigration in DHS Funding Bill: Employment-Based May Lose 150,000 Green Cards

Automatic Revalidation Exception To Re-Entering The United States With A Valid I-94 And Expired Visa

Changing Jobs While AOS (I-485) is Pending

November Dates Moved – What’s the Next Course of Action?

Changing Jobs (Porting) with a Pending I-485 Adjustment of Status

Kamala Harris or Elizabeth MacDonough – Who Should Be in Charge of Immigration Law?

Immigration Reform Provisions – Where Do We Stand in the Senate?

Multiple Jobs on AOS EAD

Senate to Act before Christmas on Budget Immigration Provisions

Changing Jobs (Porting) with a Pending I-485 Adjustment of Status

Plan B: Immigration Provisions in Budget Reconciliation

Immigration Provisions in Reconciliation Passed by House Panel

Essential Workers or Qualified Immigrants in Budget Reconciliation Bill?

Employment-Based Immigration in the $3.5 Trillion Budget Bill?

Special Topic: Filing an EB-3 I-140 based on an EB-2 labor certification

Special Topic: Immigration Medical Exams

Special Topic: Does an applicant for adjustment of status need an EAD in order to change employers under AC 21?

Special Topic: Immigration Consequences of Being Arrested

Irresponsible State Department Wasting Green Cards

Immigration Aspects of Working Remotely

Immigration Reform Possible in Budget Bill? Budget Reconciliation.

AOS (I-485) Interview Process

U.S. Not Expected to Lift Travel Ban For Now

USCIS May Waste 250K EB Green Cards: Former CIS Ombudsman Comments on How to Prevent This

Department of State (Visa Bulletin) is from Mars –USCIS is from Venus

August Visa Bulletin – What’s Expected?

Travel Ban: Validity of National Interest Exceptions

All About Birth Certificates From India for U.S. Immigration

USCIS Wasting Employment-Based Green Cards: How to Prevent

Battle for the Green Cards: EB2 vs. EB3

Speeding Tickets: Should I Disclose it to Immigration?

FOIA Filed with USCIS to Obtain Employment-Based I-485 Data

Elimination of Per- Country Limit: Bipartisan Eagle Act Introduced

150,000 Extra Employment-Based Green Cards – How Many Might Indians Receive?

Biden Administration Withdraws Trump H-1B Regulation on Specialty Occupation

Can USCIS Process 260,000 Employment-based Green Cards by September 2021?

Presidential Proclamation Suspends Travel from India

Preparing an I-485 in Advance of October

May 2021 Visa Bulletin Updates – What to Expect in the Coming Months

How Unused Family-Based Green Cards Spill Over to Employment

Department of Labor and USCIS processing times and trends, potential impacts, & what to expect

Special Topic: Changing Jobs After Filing I-485 With AC-21

Indolent & Self-Protective Congress Does Not Proceed On Immigration Bill

Priority Dates Expected to Advance- What Can You Do to Prepare?

How Can I Prepare If I’m Selected in the H 1B Lottery

Class Action Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of H4 & L2 Holders

American Dream and Promise Act of 2021 and Dependent Children of E, H, or L Nonimmigrants

Top 5 Mistakes Nonimmigrants Need to Avoid

H-1B Lottery Electronic Registration: March 9th to March 25th

Biden’s Immigration Bill – Provisions Impacting Employment-Based Immigration

Biden’s Immigration Bill to be Unveiled this Week

Common Employee Questions About Preparing for This Year’s H-1B Lottery

USCIS Website Reposting Old H-1B Policies on Employer-Employee Relationship

Biden’s Plan for Streamlining the Legal Immigration System

Comprehensive vs. Piecemeal Immigration Reform: Biden’s Preference

Child Status Protection ACT & Legal Dreamers Aging Out

Biden to Propose Immigration Overhaul with Employment-Based Provisions Tomorrow

Trump isn’t Done with Immigration Actions Yet

Scammers Targeting Immigrants

Immigration: What Happened in 2020 and What Lies Ahead in 2021?

Is HR 1044/ S. 386 Bill Dead now?

H.R 1044 – Congress Voting: Updates & Action Plan

H.R 1044 – Removal of Per Country Quota

S. 386 Passed in Senate- When Could My Priority Date be Current?

Prevailing Wage and Specialty Occupation Interim Final Rules Struck Down

Biden Has No Business Immigration Plan

Can Trump Damage Immigrants More Before He Leaves?

Biden’s Immigration Plan

Public Charge Rule Struck Down

November Visa Bulletin Delay

Election Holds the Key to Immigration

Navigating through New Prevailing wages – Alternative Wage Surveys

Changes Ahead for H-1B and PERM- New Interim Regulations Published Today

Downgrading from Eb-2 to EB-3 to file the I-485? Things to Consider

Unusual Delay in Visa Bulletin Publication: Wild Speculations

Consulates Opening for Emergency Appointments Only

Trump Administration Planning to Change the Landscape of H-1B Employment

H-1B Employee Can Work For More Than One Company

How to Prepare When Priority Date May Become Current

USCIS Plans to Furlough Employees Cancelled

Downgrading Approved I-140 from EB-2 to EB-3

Trump vs Biden: Who is Better for Business Immigration?

H-1B Possibility of Additional Registration Selections?

Trump’s New Executive Order – Review of H-1B Placements in Federal Government Projects

Options When Extension Denied After I-94 Expired

Can USCIS Allow Everyone Who Has an Approved I-140 to Apply for Adjustment of Status?

Government Drops Policy Prohibiting Fall Online Classes for F-1 Students.

Trump’s New Target: Forcing F-1 & M-1 Students Out

Executive Order Bans Entry for H-1B, H-4, L-1A, L-1B, L-2, H-2B and J visa applicants

Change of Status vs Consular Processing for H-1B Cap Filing

Will the Trump Administration Ban Entry of H-1B, L-1 & J-1 Visa Holders?

Premium Processing Returns in Phases

Second Executive Order Expected This Week – Potential Restrictions on Non-Immigrant Visas

Compelling Circumstance EAD

H-1B Visa and Facing Job Loss: Compelling Circumstances EAD vs Change of Status to B-2

Immigration Provisions included in Today’s HEROES Act

Bipartisan Bill May Provide 40,000 Green Cards for Doctors and Nurses

FAQs on Latest Executive Order and its Impact on Business Immigration

Trump Executive Order to Halt Immigration

Contrary to Media Reports, USCIS Has Not Relaxed H-1B Extension Rules

Another Day-1 CPT School in Trouble with ICE

Selected OR Submitted – H-1B Lottery Notifications

USCIS Filings During Shelter-in Place

Immigration in the Era of Coronavirus – Visa Appointments, Travel, Work from Home.

Recession: Impact on Immigrants and Tips to Maintain Status

H-1B Lottery Electronic Registration Has Begun – With Some Glitches

Expedited Removal vs. Withdrawing Application for Admission – What’s the Difference?

New forms to be required starting Monday (except Illinois)

Latest updates on H-1B Registration Process

Cap-subject H-1B Registration Window Set to Open March 1

Public Charge – Impact on Business Immigration

Impact of the New H-1B Electronic Registration on “Cap-Gap” OPT extensions

F-1 Students Denied Admission at Abu Dhabi US Preclearance

Looking Back at 2019 What Lies Ahead in 2020

How Inaccuracies on the DS-160 Can Lead to a Permanent Bar

H-1B Quota Registration Window to Open March 1 through March 20, 2020

New Data from Mother Jones/Reveal Exposes USCIS More Frequent Losses in Court on H-1B Denials

USCIS Sued after H-1B Cap Denial – Case Reopened and Petition Approved

Increased Scrutiny of Prior F-1 Status at Visa Interviews Abroad

STEM Extension: How to comply with the regulations.

Trump Administration Denying High Tech Visa Petitions at High Rates.

S. 2603, Resolving Extended Limbo for Immigrant Employees and Families (RELIEF) Act

F-1 Students Incorrectly Terminated from SEVIS System – Can It Be Fixed?

EAD delays for OPT, AOS, and nonimmigrants – how long will it take, and how can it be expedited?

S. 386 Where does the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act go from here?

Don’t Wait Until Your EAD is Expiring to Start Considering Litigation

Litigation Strategies to Combat H-1B Denials

Social Media: Common mistakes that could lead to immigration issues

H-4 EAD Elimination: DHS Responds to Court on Status of Regulation

Options when I-129 petition is denied – MTR, Appeal, Re-file, or Litigate – which is better?

Options when I-129 petition is denied – MTR, Appeal, Re-file, or Litigate – which is better?

Nunc Pro Tunc – What is it and when can it be successfully used?