H-1B Visa

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

June 15, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

o-1 visa applicants

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

immigration reforms

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 Resumes Premium Processing from June 1

June 1, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

i 140 form

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…

Experts claim that the U.S. will need more Foreign Talents post COVID-19

May 4, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

the U.S. will need more Foreign Talents

The COVID-19 crisis has hit the global workforce extremely hard, with unemployment soaring, bans on immigration may seem like the right thing to do especially in sectors that have been hit the hardest. However, according to labor market experts, the US will be in dire need of immigrant workers after…