06 Apr 2012

FY13 H1B Cap Season Has Begun!

The fiscal year 2013 (FY13) H1B cap-filing season began this week. April 2, 2012 was the first day for such filings at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Readers affected by this should regularly check MurthyDotCom and the MurthyBulletin as your reliable source of...

05 Apr 2012

Initial H1B Cap Filings Very High: Cap Still Open

The USCIS reported today that, as of April 4, 2012, they had received 22,323 H1B cap-subject filings. The filings started on April 2, 2012. This rate of filings is stated as being almost twice the amount that had been received in the same timeframe last...

16 Mar 2012

Entrepreneurs in Residence: February 22, 2012 Summit

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) launched its Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIR) initiative through an information summit on February 22, 2012. The EIR initiative is an important component of President Barack Obama's efforts to facilitate immigration benefits for foreign national entrepreneurs who will help to create...

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...

17 Feb 2012

FY13 H1B Cap Season: Time to Get Started!

As many MurthyDotCom and MurthyBulletin readers are aware, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting H1B cap-subject filings for fiscal year 2013 (FY13) as of Monday, April 2, 2012. The significance of April 2nd is that it is the first business day...