District Court Issues Decision on H-1b Validity Period

In Valorem Consulting Group v. USCIS, the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri considered whether it was arbitrary and capricious for USCIS to grant an H-1b visa for only a one year validity period when the Beneficiary was expected to work on multiple projects for different clients. In this case, the… Continue reading District Court Issues Decision on H-1b Validity Period

USCIS Releases H-1b report

Last week, the USCIS provided a report to Congress on the characteristics of H-1b workers. 61% of┬ápetitions approved were for IT occupations, over 50% of H-1b’s were approved for persons with education beyond a bachelor’s degree, and the number of petitions denied increased dramatically in FY 2012; were among the many interesting facts provided in… Continue reading USCIS Releases H-1b report