USCIS announced today that the 15 day premium processing clock will begin April 27th, meaning employers can expect notification from USCIS by May 11, 2015.
AAO held in a precedent decision that a change in H-1B worksite outside the MSA is material and requires an amended Petition
In a precedent decision, the AAO held in Matter of Simeio Solutions, LLC, 26 I&N Dec. 542 (AAO 2015) that a change in employee worksite that necessitates a new LCA also requires an amended H-1B Petition. Initial estimates suggest this will cost employers more than $400 million annually. Be sure to call SPS Immigration before […]
USCIS announced today that it received more than 233,000 H-1B Petitions for the available 85,000 numbers. USCIS will conduct a lottery to determine which Petitions receive numbers in the 2016 program. Certain H-1B employers and employees remain exempt from the H-1B cap so call SPS Immigration for a full assessment of H-1B eligibility.