USCIS Announces New Security Measures for H-1B Visa Process

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a final rule aimed at reinforcing the integrity and fairness of the H-1B visa registration process. The new measures are designed to prevent fraud, equalize selection opportunities, and streamline application procedures. Detailed information includes: 1. Enhanced H-1B Registration Process: • The final rule introduces a beneficiary-centric …

Domestic H-1B Visa Renewal Pilot Begins January 29, 2024

    Overview Program Scope: H-1B principal visa holders only. Purpose: To assess the impact of domestic visa renewals on visa processing capabilities. Selected Missions: Mission India and Mission Canada, representing a global population sample. Eligibility Criteria Time Frame: January 29, 2024 – April 1, 2024. Prior Visa: Issued by Mission Canada (Jan 1, 2020 …

USCIS to Introduce Online Filing for H-1B Petitions in FY 2025

USCIS to Introduce Online Filing for H-1B Petitions in FY 2025 In February, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will launch online organizational accounts, allowing H-1B petitioners to file Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, for fiscal year 2025. Key details include: • Enhanced Features: Organizational accounts will feature improved design and case management …