Google and other Tech Giants Raise Concerns Over Talks to Freeze Work Visas

June 15, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

Tech Giants like Google, Facebook, Amazon, and IBM have been raising concerns about the looming halt on work visas for highly skilled workers in the country.   Along with the H-1B visas, the suspension could apply to the H-2B visa for short-term seasonal workers, the J-1 visa for short-term workers including…

Trump Administration to Roll Out New Restrictions on Temporary Work Visas

June 12, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

The Trump administration will soon be rolling out a new set of restrictions on legal immigration citing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy. Stephen Miller, Trump's lead immigration adviser and the architect of the President's hardline immigration agenda is pushing forward with the restrictions. Since April the…

USCIS online system to undergo maintenance from June 6-7

June 5, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

USCIS today announced that it will be will conducting system maintenance to the Contact Relationship Interface System (CRIS) on Saturday, June 6th, at 11:00 p.m. through Sunday, June 7th, at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The government organization warns that during this time users may experience technical difficulties with one or…

USCIS Resumes Premium Processing from June 1

June 1, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it will resume premium processing service for EB-1A and O-1 applicants. Starting from today, June 1, 2020, for non-immigrant work visas and I-140 employment-based green cards.  According to a press statement issued by the USCIS, the premium processing will…