11 Jul 2017

August 2017 Visa Bulletin: EB2 ‘Rest of the World’ Retrogresses, EB3 India Advances

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the August 2017 Visa Bulletin this afternoon. In the final action (FA) chart, the cutoff dates in the employment-based, first preference (EB1) category remain unchanged, leaving India and China stuck at January 1, 2012. In the employment-based, second...

26 Jun 2017

My PERM LC was denied, so an appeal was filed, and the case is now pending with BALCA. Can I use the pending BALCA case to extend my H1B status beyond 6 years?

Answer Assuming that the PERM case has been pending for at least 365 days, one normally would be able to get a one-year H1B approval with any employer. A BALCA appeal is considered "pending." (26.Jun.2017)In frequent sessions of our Chat, Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys...

live chat software