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H-1B Cap Count: USCIS’ Vermont Service Center Discloses Initial FY2011 H-1B Cap Usage Numbers

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is reporting that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services received a total of 9,525 cap-subject H-1B petitions at its Vermont Service Center as of the close of business on Monday, April 5, 2010.  It should be noted that these preliminary numbers do not include FY2011 H-1B cap-subject cases received by the California Service Center (CSC).  For more info … more

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AILA Responds to USCIS Neufeld Memo on H-1B “Employer-Employee” Relationship

On March 19, 2010, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) submitted a memo to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) leadership addressing issues raised by the January 8, 2010 policy memorandum titled “Determining Employer-Employee Relationship for Adjudication of H-1B Petitions, Including Third-Party Site Placements,” commonly known as the Neufeld H-1B Memo. AILA’s response raises some very interesting points that seem to … more

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USCIS releases new G-28 form; havoc ensues as numerous problems become evident

File this one under the “If ain’t broke, don’t fix it” category.  A press release issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on October 1, 2009 announced the publication of a newly revised Form G-28.  Soon thereafter, the new G-28 surfaced, and all Hell broke loose.  Literally.  For those who don’t know, the G-28 is the form used by … more

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