Tag Archives: Non-immigrant

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. […]

USCIS Discusses New e-Filing System “ELIS” for Immigrant Students

Credit: GettyImages What is USCIS ELIS? USCIS ELIS is a user-friendly system created to streamline the application process for immigration benefits. It allows immigration benefit seekers and their legal representatives to create an account and file benefit requests online. USCIS ELIS provides more accurate and secure customer service. It also allows USCIS to process cases […]

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Expanded Authority in Visa Revocation at Consulates

Newly Altered Rule Granting US Consular Officers New Discretion and Authority to Revoke Already Approved Nonimmigrant Temporary Visas The U.S. Department of State (DOS) recently published and posted at all US Embassies and Consulates abroad, a final rule giving U.S. Consular Officers increased power to revoke previously-approved Nonimmigrant (temporary) Visa foils (known as “stamps”). The […]