Understanding the New DHS Guidelines: Key Changes in Visa Petition Filing Fees

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has recently announced significant changes that will affect various visa petitions, including the H-1B Cap registration process and non-Cap filings. These updates are crucial for businesses and individuals involved in the immigration process.

1. Introduction of New USCIS Filing Fees

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Anuncios de USCIS sobre Visas H-1B sujetas a la Cantidad Máxima Reglamentaria de la Temporadadel Año Fiscal 2025 

El Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de Estados Unidos anunció hoy actualizaciones para la temporada de visas H-1B sujetas a la cantidad máxima reglamentaria del año fiscal 2025. Este anuncio incluye disposiciones de la regla final sobre registros H-1B (mejora del proceso de selección H-1B y la integridad del programa), las fechas...

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USCIS 2024 Fee Update: Navigating New Costs and Processes for Immigration and Naturalization Services

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a final rule to adjust certain immigration and naturalization benefit request fees for the first time since 2016. The final rule will allow USCIS to recover a greater share of its operating costs and support more timely processing of new applications.

The final...

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Comprehensive Guide to the FY 2025 H-1B Cap Season: Key Updates, Registration Details, and New Online Filing Procedures

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today updates for the fiscal year (FY) 2025 H-1B cap season. This announcement includes provisions from the H-1B Registration final rule (Improving the H-1B Selection Process and Program Integrity), the dates for the initial H-1B registration period for the FY 2025 H-1B cap, and the online...

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New USCIS Process for Remote Payment of Application Fees

Starting February 1, 2024, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is revolutionizing its fee payment method for field office filings. Applicants, attorneys, and accredited representatives can now pay fees by mail or remotely, eliminating the need for in-person appointments at field offices. This applies to most forms, with the exception of...

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ABCs OF H-1Bs (THIS IS PART III OF AN VIII PART SERIES): WHAT H-1B EMPLOYERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE LCA TO AVOID POTENTIAL DOL COMPLIANCE PITFALLS.

The H-1B visa program permits a United States employer (“employer”) to temporarily employ nonimmigrants to fill specialized jobs in the United States. The Immigration and Nationality Act (the “INA” or the “Act”) requires that an employer pay an H-1B worker the higher of the actual wage or the local prevailing wage, in...

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international student in canada being affected by the new work permit restriction

Understanding Canada’s New Work Permit Restrictions for International Students and Their Spouses

In a significant policy shift, the Canadian government has introduced new restrictions on work permits for international students and their spouses. These changes, announced by Immigration Minister Marc Miller, are set to reshape the landscape of international education in Canada, particularly affecting Public College-Private Partnerships.  

Effective September 1,...

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H-1B ફાઇલિંગ સીઝન H-1B એમ્પ્લોયરો અને સંભવિત H-1B કર્મચારીઓ માટે H-1Bs ની ABC

ગયા અંકનું અનુસંધાન…

ફાઇલિંગ ફી H-1B એમ્પ્લોયરના પ્રકાર અને કદ પર આધારિત છે.

શરૂઆતમાં, એમ્પ્લોયરને $10.00 ની રકમમાં H-1B નોંધણી ફી ચૂકવવાની જરૂર પડશે. H-1B કાનૂની ફી સિવાય, એમ્પ્લોયરને USCIS ફાઇલિંગ ફી પણ ચૂકવવાની જરૂર પડશે. H-1B ફાઇલિંગ ફીની રકમ એમ્પ્લોયરના કદ અને પ્રકાર પર આધારિત છે. બધા એમ્પ્લોયરોએ H-1B પિટિશન માટે બેઝ ફાઇલિંગ...

H-1B ફાઇલિંગ સીઝન H-1B એમ્પ્લોયરો અને સંભવિત H-1B કર્મચારીઓ માટે H-1Bs ની ABC Continue reading…