Individuals From Hong Kong May Apply For Employment Authorization Through 02/05/2023
Visa Bulletin Update FY 2023
Additional Time Added for Responding to USCIS notices
USCIS has extended the validity of conditional green cards for 48 months for individuals with pending I-751 or I-829. See: USCIS Extends Status of Conditional Permanent Residents to 24 Months with Pending I-751 or I-829
H-1B Processing Update
Naturalization Processing Updates
As DOL continues to experience delays in issuing PWD and adjudicating PERM applications, employers must be careful when setting the proposed wage during the PERM process. It must exceed not just the prevailing wage as set by DOL but also exceed the state's (where worksite is located) minimum wage. You do not want to wait 1.5 to 2 years for the PERM to be certified only to find that the I-140 was...
Update March 30, 2023 It's still taking more than 15 months to process an I-131 re-entry permit. Posted time frame has also gone up to 18 months. Original Post January 9, 2023 Processing times of I-131 re-entry permits have been slow and have not shown any improvements in the past 2 years. Currently, taking about one year to 16 months.
USCIS Processing Update: H-4 / H-4 EAD
September 21, 2023 We are excited to share another update on the I-765 (Employment Authorization Document) processing times, particularly those filed in conjunction with family-based I-485 applications. Continuing the positive trend we highlighted in July, we are witnessing even more encouraging statistics, showing that processing times have further improved. Sample Processing Times: Application...