On February 16, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will announce that participation in the Global Entry program is open to German citizens traveling to the U.S. in nonimmigrant status. Global Entry is a CBP Trusted Traveler program that allows for expedited clearance of pre-approved, low-risk travelers, and it significantly speeds processing through […]
On February 9th, 2016, in a non-precedent decision, the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) ruled in Matter of H-V-P- that a Specialty Care Physician qualifies under the Physician National Interest Waiver (PNIW) program by working five years in a federally-designated Medically Underserved Area (MUA) or Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).
Matter of H-V-P- involved a Hematologist-Oncologist who […]
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently posted processing statistics for PERM labor certification applications adjudicated during the 1st quarter of Fiscal Year 2016 which shows a continued shortage of advanced degree professionals to fill high-skilled roles in the United States. According to the statistics published by DOL, 24,013 PERM labor certification applications were approved […]