News in Brief

The following additional items may be of interest to our readers:  Indian Nationals Eligible to Join Global Entry and Can Avoid Long Immigration Inspection Lines: Citizens of India now join a select group of countries — including the United Kingdom, Switzerland,...

New Scrutiny of I-9 Misrepresentations

All new employees are required to complete a Form I-9 when they are hired. While many new employees do so with little thought, the consequences for foreign nationals of improperly completing the form can be disastrous, leading to serious immigration consequences. ...

USCIS Reinstates Premium Processing for Certain H-1B Categories

USCIS has begun to accept premium processing I-907 requests for three cap-exempt H-1B classifications.  A petitioner can file an I-907 if it is (1) an institution of higher education, (2) a nonprofit related to or affiliated with an institution of higher education,...

USCIS Delays Effective Date of International Entrepreneur Rule

On July 11, 2017, USCIS released a final rule delaying the effective date of the International Entrepreneur Rule from July 17, 2017, to March 14, 2018. The final rule would have allowed international entrepreneurs to use the parole program to stay temporarily in the...