Tag Archives: I-129

Premium Processing Resumes for Extension of Stay H-1B Petitions

Starting today, USCIS has announced that the Premium Processing service for H-1B extension of stay petitions has resumed. The Department of Homeland Security will now continue accepting H-1B petitions with requests for Premium Processing service, filed with Form I-907. The temporary suspension allowed for USCIS to implement the Employment Authorization for certain H-4 dependent spouses final […]

H-1B Cap for FY 2015 Has Been Reached!

Our Los Angeles U.S. Immigration lawyers have just learned that USCIS has reached the H-1B statutory cap. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced yesterday that they have received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions for the fiscal year of 2015. The limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the U.S. advanced degree exemption has […]

Workload Transfer from the Vermont Service Center to California Service Center

Los Angeles Immigration Attorney, Jack C. Sung, of JCS Immigration and Visa, constantly monitors immigration news and alerts from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services to keep clients informed and up to date. Our Immigration lawyer’s office has just learned that USCIS recently began transferring some Extension of Stay cases from the Vermont Service Center (VSC) […]

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Important Information on Form I-129, H-1B, H2A and H-2B Petitions Related to Government Shutdown

JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office has just been informed by USCIS of important issues pertaining to filing Form I-129s during the temporary government shutdown period. Based out of Los Angeles, our U.S. immigration attorneys were concerned about filing H-1B, H-2A and H-2B petitions during the government shutdown. We are glad to announce that if […]

Reports of Non-Cap Form I-129 Receipts Taking 30 Days or More

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) members are reporting that the National Customer Service Center (NCSC) has indicated that non-cap H-1B and other Form I-129 receipting is taking 30 days or more. AILA Liaison is raising the reported delay in receipting with service centers and Service Center Operations at USCIS HQ. Watch InfoNet for more details. […]

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Process for Fiancé(e)s of American Citizens Living Abroad K-1 Nonimmigrant Visa

What defines a “Fiancé(e)”? Under United States Federal Immigration Law, a Foreign-Citizen fiancé(e) of a United States Citizen is the recipient of an approved Petition for Alien Fiancé(e), Form I-129F, who has been issued a K-1 Nonimmigrant Visa for travel to the United States in order to marry his or her US Citizen fiancé(e). Both […]