22 Feb 2013

FY 2014 H1B Cap Filing Season Approaching

We at the Murthy Law Firm wish to remind readers that the H1B cap-filing season for fiscal year (FY) 2014 is drawing near. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting cap-subject H1B petitions on Monday, April 1, 2013. Employers and individuals who...

08 Jan 2013

USCIS Challenges with Transformation

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently conceded that major problems have been encountered in the transition to an electronic filing system. Turning away from the current vendor, the USCIS is considering multiple vendors to address delays and escalating costs. Thus, after a slow...

06 Nov 2012

USCIS Telephone Scam Alert

The United Sates Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a warning on October 22, 2012 advising of a telephone scam intended to victimize foreign nationals. According to the USCIS, scammers posing as USCIS employees have been contacting individuals by telephone and aggressively pushing them to...