USCIS Increases Fees for Some H-1B and L-1 Petitions

Posted on January 14, 2016 by Kathryn N. Karam

USCIS has announced that the fees for certain H-1B and L-1 visa petitions will increase.

H-1B: This May Be Your Year - KNK in OilPro.com

Posted on March 04, 2015 by Kathryn N. Karam

Kathryn N. Karam 's latest OilPro.com article on why this may be a good year for small businesses to file H-1Bs.

Houston Business Journal: Lack of Work Visas Has Hurt Tech Sector

Posted on June 06, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2014/06/06/dearth-of-work-visas-slow-houstons-tech-scene.html?ana=e_du_pub&s=article_du&ed=2014-06-06&u=6U0sa9rpGlKjfcrt24NWjA0aa2ddf0&t=1402085706&page=all

USCIS Will Begin Adjudicating Premium Processed Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions on April 28, 2014

Posted on April 17, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

USCIS announced today that it will begin processing Cap-Subject H-1B petitions filed for premium processing on April 28, 2014.

USCIS received approx. 172,500 H-1B petitions this year

Posted on April 11, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

Today USCIS announced that it received approximately 172,500 H-1B petitions for this year's H-1B cap. There are only 20,000 slots for those who qualify for the U.S. Master's degree cap (individuals who earned a master's degree or higher in the U.S.) and there are 65,000 slots for those who meet the regular cap (those who have a bachelor's degree or the equivalent or higher). Individuals who are not selected for the 20,000 available master's cap slots become part of the pool of 65,000 petitions to be randomly selected in the regular cap.

USCIS Announces H-1B Cap Has Been Reached

Posted on April 07, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that the 2015 FY Cap has been reached and it will begin its random selection process by conducting a lottery to determine which petitions will be selected for this year's H-1B cap.

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