02 Mar 2012

USCIS: Ombudsman Makes Recommendations on I-601 Waivers

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is considering changes to the immigrant visa waiver process. These potential modifications are in response to recommendations for changes in processing Form I-601 applications made by the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman (CIS Ombudsman). While the changes are...

21 Oct 2011

Immigration Bill Would Eliminate Per-Country Quota in EB & Increase FB Quotas

A bill entitled the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act (H.R. 3012) was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on September 22, 2011. This proposal would eliminate the country-based eligibility limits for employment-based (EB) visa numbers. If passed, this bill would significantly change the system...