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  • This year's H-1B cap is reached at quicker pace

    The annual H-1B cap has been reached for this year, according to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and at a pace that is two months ahead of last year.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau26 Nov. 11 03:50
  • Court shuts down online immigration document 'scam'

    A U.S. court has shut down an online operation that allegedly posed as the U.S. government and charged customers fees between US$200 and $2,500 for immigration processing fees at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, although the operation was not affiliated with the agency, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced Monday.

    Written by Grant Gross01 Feb. 11 05:38
  • IT staffing firms lose H-1B lawsuit

    WASHINGTON - IT staffing firms that hire H-1B workers and make them available to customers are located in office parks and buildings around the U.S. But the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), under pressure by Congress to improve enforcement of the H-1B program, issued a memo last January that said that these IT staffing firms weren't the real employers of foreign workers and, thus, couldn't use this visa.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau14 Sept. 10 07:55
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