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USCIS to Consider Delays in Extension/Change of Status Filings

April 14, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in a press statement issued on Monday, stated that it would be making considerations to delays in extension/change of status filings. The USCIS mentions that it recognizes that there are immigration-related challenges as a direct result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and it will…

USCIS could reopen services and What this means for O-1 Visa

April 9, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

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The USCIS has advised today that they plan to begin reopening their offices on May 4, 2020, unless public closures are extended further.  The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on March 18, had temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASCs) to help…

Top 6 Sweeping Changes in Immigration of the US during the COVID-19 Outbreak

April 7, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

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The Global lockdown caused by the outbreak of COVID-19 has created a dire situation as Governments scramble to contain the outbreak.  Like other countries, The United States too has been greatly impacted by it. Due to which the US government has made sweeping changes in its immigration policies over the…

Over 100 H1-B Petitions Rejected due to Glitch in USCIS System

April 2, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

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The USCIS has apparently denied over 100 and maybe 100s of H1-B registrations that have been filed for H-1B petitions.  According to the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association, they suspected that there was something wrong with the system after they started getting complaints from immigration lawyers across the country claiming that…