USCIS online system to undergo maintenance from June 6-7

June 5, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

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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

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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…

The USCIS confirms that it will be resuming in-person Services from June 4

May 1, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

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The USCIS has confirmed that it will be resuming its in-person Service from June 4, 2020. The immigration agency had suspended all in-person services to immigrants on March 18, in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  The news about USCIS comes at a time when tens of thousands…

Lawmakers Urge USCIS to Waive Visa Restrictions for Health Workers

April 20, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

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A bipartisan group of 40 influential US lawmakers has written a letter to the Acting Director of   US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Ken Cuccinelli, to waive visa restrictions for Doctors working on  H-1b and J-1 visas. According to the group, the current public health crisis requires a robust…