U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that the online registration period for H-1B quota selection for FY2024 will be held from 12pm (noon) Eastern Time on March 1, 2023 through 12pm (noon) Eastern Time on March 17, 2023.
- Theresa Nahajzer
- Corporate Immigration
- April 8, 2022
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The employment-based permanent residence process is generally comprised of three phases:
- PERM Labor Certification: Recruitment and Prevailing Wage Determination
- I-140 Application for Immigrant Visa and Proof of Ability to Pay
- I-485 Adjustment of Status
Individuals eligible for the employment-creation classification under the employment-based fifth preference (“EB-5”) enjoy substantial advantages in the green card process. While they may skip the labor certification process normally required for employment-based permanent residency, they must meet specifically set thresholds for levels of investment and demonstrated employment creation for U.S.
Most persons who obtain permanent resident status based upon employment must first obtain a certification from the Secretary of Labor that their employer has tested the labor market and has been unable to find qualified U.S.
- Non-Immigrant (Temporary) Visas
- April 19, 2021
O-1 classification allows foreign nationals who demonstrate extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business or athletics through sustained national or international acclaim to come temporarily to the United States to continue work in the area of their extraordinary ability.
The J-1 exchange visitor visa classification is intended to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries by means of educational and cultural exchanges.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Fraud Detection and National Security (FDNS) Unit, which has conducted site visits to employers that sponsor foreign nationals for years, has recently stepped-up unannounced site visits.