Hope – As Some Denied H-1B petitions May Get a Second Chance

As we have previously reported, Biden has immediately taken steps after swearing in to dismantle Trump’s restrictive H-1B measures. He has already revoked/rescinded prior policy memos that have led to record number of RFEs and denials. On March 12, 2021, USCIS announced that it may reopen and/or reconsider adverse decisions on Form I-129 made based on three rescinded policy memos. They key...

Additional Time Added for Responding to USCIS notices

Update 03/30/2022 USCIS will continue offering additional time for responding to notices such as RFEs that were received between March 1, 2020, and July 25, 2022. More time has been added for filing appeals and motions. It is now 90 days from the date of the decision instead of 60 days. Update 12/30/2021 USCIS announced continued flexibility for responding to notices such as RFEs. For notices...