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USCIS Announces FY 2013 H1B Cap Reached

As of June 11, 2012, USCIS has received sufficient petitions to reach the statutory cap for FY2013. USCIS has also received more than 20,000 H-1B petitions on behalf of persons exempt from the cap under the advanced degree exemption. USCIS will reject cap-subject petitions for new H-1B specialty occupation workers seeking an employment start date in FY2013 that are received after June 11, 2012. USCIS will apply a computer-generated random selection process to all petitions that are subject to the cap and were received on June 11, 2012.

Recent Immigration News

10/12/2012Visa Bulletin for November 2012

10/11/2012CA9 Holds California Conviction for Attempted Kidnapping is Crime of Violence

10/11/2012CA1 Finds Prospect of CIR Is Not Good Cause for Continuance

10/10/2012ICE Memo on Prosecutorial Discretion for Long-term, Same-sex Partners

10/09/2012AAO Reverses L-1 Denial Based on Qualifying Relationship

10/08/2012AAO Processing Time Report (10/1/12)

10/08/2012USCIS Announces Extension of Certain Programs

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Department of State Releases November 2012 Visa Bulletin
October 15, 2012
The U.S. State Department released the November 2012 Visa Bulletin on October 12, 2012. Visa Dates are announced by the U.S. Department of State every month. Movement in the EB-2 Category have somewhat recovered except for India and China, while EB-3 continues to move very little. It appears that across the board we see about a week of movement in priority dates for EB-3. We can only hope that next month reflects greater advancement. Pursuant to INA § 245(a)(3), aliens with priority dates prior to the cut-off dates shown on the Visa Bulletin will be eligible to file adjustment of status applications during the month of November 2012. We at GLC post these dates for your convenience on our website under Visa Bulletin as soon as they become available from U.S. Department of State.

U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services Releases data updates for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Process
October 14, 2012
The U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services has released updated information regarding applications submitted for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA. DACA is available to certain people who came to the United States as children in addition to meeting several key guidelines. Applicants may request consideration of deferred action for a period of up to two years, and work authorization. So far, USCIS has received 179,794 requests for deferred action and has scheduled biometrics for 158,408. Approvals have been low with only 4,591 applications approved and 6,416 applications under review.

Immigration Lawyer

Learn more about Global Law Centers, an immigration law firm serving the Orange County and Los Angeles area. We assist in obtaining immigration visas like h1b & green card quickly for individuals or businesses.

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H1B Work Visa

H1B visas are available to workers in specialty or professional occupations. To qualify for the H1B work visa you are required to hold a bachelors degree or higher in a specialty field. Spouses and children may receive H4 visas as well.

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L1 Visa

L1 intra company transfer visas are non-immigrant visas available to persons who work for an overseas company with a branch or affiliate located within the United States. There is currently no annual cap on L-1 visas.

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TN Visa

The TN visa allows select Canada & Mexico citizens to work in the U.S. temporarily. Extensions for these work visas are available in one or three year increments. TN visas, however, are only granted for NAFTA-approved occupations.

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K1 & K3 Fiancée Visas

A trained immigration lawyer can assist you in obtaining a K1 & K3 fiancée visa for your intended spouse. The K1 & K3 fiancée visas are the most effective way of bringing your fiancée into the United States.

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Nurse Immigration Visa

Registered Nurses often have an easier time acquiring immigrant visas or green cards than other professions. However, there is a cap to the number of nurse immigration visas granted by the United States each year.

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Labor Certification

An experienced immigration lawyer can assist employers in obtaining labor certification or green cards for their staff. If your business needs advice about labor certification or immigration law for foreign personnel, contact Global Law Centers.

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EB2 Visa

The EB2 visa applies to aliens who possess an advanced degree or demonstrate exceptional ability. An immigration attorney can help explain what the United States defines as exceptional ability for a foreigner seeking the EB2.

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