Tag Archive: H-1B

Options for Those Not Selected in the H-1B Lottery

March 29, 2023 12:00 am Published by

AILA Flyer For the many of you who were not selected in this year’s H-1B cap lottery conducted this week, you may be scrambling to figure out what options exist to remain in the U.S. For some general information on alternatives, please see the attached AILA flyer. For more detailed analysis of your situation, please... View Article

The U.S. State Department announces that it will offer stateside visa renewals this year

February 18, 2023 12:00 am Published by

Great news for Indian and other nationals stuck in the U.S. due to backlogs in consular visa processing The State Department will launch a pilot program later this year offering visa renewal options in the US for H-1B specialty occupation workers and other temporary visa holders who are currently required to travel abroad. Restoring stateside... View Article

Fiscal Year 2024 H-1B Registration Fact Sheet

February 14, 2023 12:00 am Published by

Employers interested in sponsoring new employees for H-1B status should be preparing their cases for this year’s H-1B CAP registration and lottery. AILA has provided the attached general information regarding the process. Please contact our office if you have any questions.

Fiscal Year 2024 H-1B Cap Initial Registration Period Opens on March 1

January 27, 2023 12:00 am Published by

It’s time to prepare your H-1B CAP registrations. USCIS has announced that the initial registration period for the fiscal year 2024 H-1B cap will open at noon Eastern on March 1 and run through noon Eastern on March 17, 2023. During this period, prospective petitioners and representatives will be able to complete and submit their... View Article

DOS Extends Interview Waivers for Certain Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants

December 29, 2022 12:00 am Published by

Good news for H-1B and other visa applicants and others stuck in consular backlogs. The U.S. State Department has extended the authority of consular officers to waive in-person interviews for certain nonimmigrant visa categories through December 31, 2023, on a case-by-case basis for certain first-time and/or renewing applicants. For more information, contact our firm.

Options for Nonimmigrant Workers Following Termination of Employment

December 19, 2022 12:00 am Published by

What can you do if your company terminates your employment? USCIS has recently provided information for nonimmigrant workers whose employment has terminated, either voluntarily or involuntarily. Such workers may have several options for remaining in the United States in a period of authorized stay based on existing rules and regulations. Below is a compilation of... View Article

Tech Worker Layoffs – Considerations for Employees and Employers

December 8, 2022 12:00 am Published by

The current wave of worker terminations gives rise to significant legal issues for everyone involved. The uncertainty created by the current wave of layoffs in the U.S. technology sector exposes the chaos at the heart of U.S. immigration policy for the tech industry, and these layoffs have the potential to turn tech-specialized immigrants off from... View Article