03 Apr 2018

Common Employment Violations

Long-time followers of MurthyDotCom have likely read some of our articles on the increase in government scrutiny of the hiring and employment practices of U.S. employers. These articles focus on immigration compliance. However, employers of foreign workers also need to concern themselves with general employment...

21 Mar 2018

Government Faces Yet Another Possible Shutdown After March 23, 2018

Congress must pass a spending bill to extend government operations by midnight of March 23, 2018, or else another temporary shutdown of the federal government will go into effect. A government shutdown at this time would be especially problematic because H1B cap season is upon...

18 Jan 2018

Potential Government Shutdown After January 19, 2018

With less than a week left to pass a spending bill to extend government operations, there is a possibility that the U.S. government will be forced to shut down temporarily as of midnight on January 19, 2018. Such shutdowns are rare, and there is a...

13 Oct 2017

Tips for Analyzing Wage Level 1 RFEs

Following the release of a memorandum in March 2017 related to H1B petitions filed for computer programmers, the United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) has been issuing requests for evidence (RFEs) on the majority of H1B petitions accompanied by labor condition applications (LCAs) that...