Tag: H-1B

  1. USCIS Announces Registration Period for H-1B Cap for Fiscal Year 2023

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) recently announced the initial registration period for the 2023 H-1B visa program will begin at noon on March 1, 2022, and run through March 18, 2022. Petitions filed within this window afford prospective employers the opportunity to vie for one of the limited H-1B visas for their employees for next year. What is the H-1B Visa? The H-1B is a temporary, READ MORE READ MORE

  2. Biden Administration Unveils Immigration Reform in 2021 Regulatory Agenda

    The Biden Administration recently published its 2021 Regulatory Agenda, which lists regulations under active consideration by various agencies within the federal government. According to these proposals, the Biden administration is working to enact reforms to the American immigration system. Potentially impacted programs, like the H-1B visa program, continue to evoke heated political debate. 2021 Regulatory Agenda According to a recent article by the Times of India, the recently announced READ MORE READ MORE

  3. Raymond Lahoud Interviewed by New Jersey Business Magazine

    Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of NMM Law and Chair of its Immigration Law Practice, was recently interviewed by New Jersey Business. READ MORE

  4. Immigration Law Blogs (not intended to be legal advice) - Ray Lahoud, Norris McLaughlin Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, United States of America, Attorney at Law

    The Weekly Round-Up: Spending Bill Leaves Unanswered Questions on Immigration, Premium Processing Suspended for H-1B Visas, and ICE Director to Testify on Sanctuary City Issue

    Congress released a proposed omnibus budget on Wednesday that addresses certain immigration issues but leaves many of the most important issues unaddressed. READ MORE

  5. H-1B Visa cap reached in first week… again

    For the 5th consecutive year, the cap was reached in the first week for the H-1B visa, which is the prototypical visa for educated employees wishing to come to the U.S. to work in specialized jobs. In other words, there are 85,000 H-1B visas allowed each year, and the number of applications exceeded that amount in 5 days.  Click here to read more on this.  If you READ MORE READ MORE