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USCIS Issues Revised Form I-693

November 9th, 2017

The USCIS has issued a revised Form I-693 which can be found here: https://www.uscis.gov/i-693. The new edition is dated 10/19/2017. Starting Jan. 2, 2018, USCIS will only accept the new version of the Form I-693. USCIS will not accept the 02/07/17 version (or any previous editions) that a civil surgeon signed and dated on or … Continue reading USCIS Issues Revised Form I-693

USCIS Updates Policy to Ensure Petitioners Meet Burden of Proof for Nonimmigrant Worker Extension Petitions

October 26th, 2017

Effective Oct. 23, 2017, USCIS issues a policy memo that supersedes and rescinds prior guidance. USCIS is instructing its officers to apply the same level of scrutiny to both initial petitions and extension requests for certain nonimmigrant visa categories even where the petitioner, beneficiary and the underlying facts are unchanged from a previously approved petition. … Continue reading USCIS Updates Policy to Ensure Petitioners Meet Burden of Proof for Nonimmigrant Worker Extension Petitions

U.S. Department of State Releases November 2017 Visa Bulletin

October 17th, 2017

Under the November 2017 Visa Bulletin, all foreign nationals in the EB-1 category will have current priority dates as of November 1, 2017 and will be eligible for an immigrant visa (green card). Most EB-2 foreign nationals will also have current priority dates and be eligible for an immigrant visa except for EB-2 nationals of … Continue reading U.S. Department of State Releases November 2017 Visa Bulletin

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