Category: H1-B

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Massive Fraud Detected In H-1B Lottery System

US immigration officials have discovered massive fraud behind the rise in H-1B applications for the fiscal year 2024. According to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), some companies committed fraud to artificially increase their chances of winning the visa for their skilled foreign workers. USCIS issues H-1B visas on the basis of a lottery…
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Initial Registration To Open For  H-1B  FY 2024

The highly anticipated H-1B visa filing season for the fiscal year 2024 will begin at the start of March 2023. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant work visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in places that require technical or theoretical expertise in professional fields such as Information Technology, Engineering, and Medicine. Selected…
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US State Department Addressed Excessive US Visa Waiting Time

At a briefing, the US Department of State responded to criticism that wait times have been too long and have harmed workers, families, and companies.  The delays for visa applications have gone up due to reduced workforce and coronavirus-related restrictions in operations since March 2020. The US department cited data showing improvement stating that “The…
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US Visitor Visa: Processing Delays

Lengthy visa processing times are stopping millions of travellers from travelling to the United States. The delays vary hugely between countries. Getting the green light to enter the US can take anywhere from three days to three years, depending on the applicant’s local embassy or consulate. The US visitor visa is for travellers who want…
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US Green Card Validity Extended For 24 Months

The validity of Permanent Resident Cards, known as Green Cards, has been extended to 24 months for lawful permanent residents who file Form I-90, application to replace Permanent Residence Card. On September 28, 2022, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that certain Permanent Resident Cards, also known as Green Card, would automatically be valid…
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