USCIS released statistics on the number of L-1B Specialized Knowledge Petitions it received, approved, and denied this week. The statistics indicate that USCIS issued Request for Evidence (RFE) in roughly half of L-1B petitions filed in FY 2013. The statistics were released In response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request submitted by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) USCIS Liaison. The statistics also show that the California Service Center issued RFEs slightly more often than the Vermont Service Center.
tagged Nonimmigrant Work Visas, Intracompany transferee, RFE, L-1B, Petition, specialized knowledge
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