USCIS Publishes Guidance for H-4 Work Permits

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USCIS has published guidance to help eligible H-4 dependent spouses who want to apply for employment authorization under the Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses final rule. You can view the information on: The Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses Web page, and The list of Frequently Asked Questions that USCIS has compiled since the […]

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USCIS Suspends Processing for Extension of Stay H-1B Petitions

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Starting May 26, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B Extension of Stay petitions until July 27, 2015. During this time frame, petitioners will not be able to file Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service, for a Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, requesting an […]