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USCIS Updates Policy on RFE/NOID

September 6th, 2018

In June 2013, the USCIS provided guidance to adjudicators on the USCIS policy on issuing RFEs and NOIDs when the evidence submitted at the time of filing does not establish eligibility. It stated that an adjudicator should issue an RFE unless there is no possibility that any additional evidence would cure the filing. This granted … Continue reading USCIS Updates Policy on RFE/NOID

Premium Processing Fee Increasing from $1,225 to $1,410 starting on October 1, 2018

August 31st, 2018

The Department of Homeland Security will be increasing the Premium Processing fee from $1,225 to $1,410 effective October 1, 2018. Certain immigration petitions filed with USCIS are eligible for expedited processing in 15 calendar days by paying an extra amount. This can accelerate processing of a petition from 4 – 6 months to 15 calendar … Continue reading Premium Processing Fee Increasing from $1,225 to $1,410 starting on October 1, 2018

USCIS Suspends Premium Processing for H-1B Change of Employer and Amendment Petitions starting September 11, 2018

August 28th, 2018

USCIS had already suspended premium processing of H-1B cap petitions and in an effort to reprioritize and reduce ongoing delays has now expanded it to include H-1B change of employer and H-1B amendment petitions filed with the California Service Center and Vermont Service Center starting on September 11, 2018. This premium processing suspension is until … Continue reading USCIS Suspends Premium Processing for H-1B Change of Employer and Amendment Petitions starting September 11, 2018

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