Sample USCIS Follow-Up Questions after H-1B Site Visit

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Verification and Documentation Committee recently received an example of follow-up questions posed by USCIS officer following an H-1B site visit. In the example, the officer is requesting information from the employer to potentially assess compliance with the Neufeld H-1B Employer-Employee Relationship Memorandum. The example is as follows: As...
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Reminder to Complete Part 6 on Form I-129

In November 2010, USCIS published a revised Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, which became effective on Dec. 23, 2010. Due to a number of inquiries regarding Part 6 of the Form I-129, “Certification Regarding the Release of Controlled Technology or Technical Data to Foreign Persons in the United States”, USCIS advised petitioners that they would not be required to...
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The Wait Continues – March 2011 Visa Bulletin

U.S. Department of State released the March 2011 Visa Bulletin. Here’s the breakdown on how things have changed since February. Employment-Based Category Two (EB-2): China – advanced 7 days India – did not advance Employment-Based Category Three (EB-3): All Other Chargeability Areas – advanced 3 months China – advanced 21 days India – advanced 21 days Dominican Republic –...
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One Card to Serve as EAD and AP?

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is now issuing employment and travel authorization on a single card for certain applicants filing an Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, Form I-485. The card looks similar to the current Employment Authorization Document (EAD) but will include text that reads, “Serves as I-512 Advance Parole.”...
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