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April 2013

Elimination of Paper-Based Form I-94

Filed April 24, 2013 in Temporary Visas, under Immigration News , tagged
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Immigration officer port of entry dv2073044Beginning April 26, 2013, US Customs & Border Patrol (CBP) will be eliminating the paper-based Form I-94 arrival/ departure admissions record in four phases across US airports and pre-flight inspections stations nationwide. Form I-94 admissions record is the white card that individuals receive on a US-bound flight, and which is then stamped by border officers and stapled to your passport upon entry to the United States. more »

FY-2014 H-1B Lottery

Filed April 8, 2013 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged ,

lotteryFor the first time since 2008, USCIS reached the statutory FY-2014 H-1B cap of 65,000 and the FY-2014 H-1B cap on advanced degree H-1B petitions within the first week of the H-1B filing period (starting April 1, 2013). On April 7, 2013, USCIS conducted the FY-2014 H-1B lottery to determine which of the cap-subject FY-2014 H-1B petitions would be eligible for further processing for the coming fiscal year (beginning October 1, 2013). more »

FY-2014 H-1B Cap Reached

Filed April 5, 2013 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged ,

sorry, we're closedOn April 5, 2013, USCIS announced that they had received enough H-1B petitions to reach the FY-2014 H-1B cap for cap-subject H-1B petitions with an employment start date of October 1, 2013. In addition, USCIS also announced that they had received more than 20,000 H-1B petitions filed on behalf of persons exempt from the cap under the advanced degree exemption. more »

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