Special thanks to guest contributors Alessandra Faso, John Foerster and Matthew Gorman.

In Brief

Now is the time to start preparing H-1B petitions for consideration in the 2021 H-1B lottery. As background, the demand for new H-1Bs always exceeds the limited supply. Since 2014, the quota has been filled within the first week and

From our talented Global Immigration & Mobility team:

On December 3, 2018, the USCIS published for comment a proposed final rule that, if implemented, will dramatically change the H-1B Cap Process for US employers.

Continue Reading USCIS Seeks To Implement Significant Change To H-1B Cap Process For Employers

On July 24, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) – the investigative agency within the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement responsible for Form I-9 Compliance – announced that it served I-9 audit notices to more than 5,200 employer since January as part of a two-phase nationwide worksite enforcement operation.

Last week, HSI served 2,738 Notices of

While immigration debates, policies and rules make the news seemingly every day, very few new laws or regulations have actually been implemented for employment-based immigration. Behind the scenes, however, strict new interpretations of existing laws and under-the-radar changes in enforcement have significantly impacted the ability of companies to transfer, hire and keep foreign employees in