As of January 30, 2023 I-140 EB1 petitions filed for multi-national execs and managers and I-140 EB2 petitions filed under he NIW category may be upgraded or initially filed requesting premium processing. The filing fee is $2500 and the timing for an adjudicatory action is 45 days. Further expansion to other types of applications is… Continue reading Premium Processing Expands
The USCIS has announced a further expansion of premium processing for certain EB1 and EB2 NIW petitions already filed and pending. Check the date of your filing to see if you are now eligible to be upgraded.
As of August 1, 2022, the USCIS will accept premium processing upgrade requests for EB1 Multi-National Execs/Mgrs I-140’s filed prior to 7-1-2021 and EB2 NIW I-140’s filed prior to 8-1-2021. The processing time will be 45 days from the date of the premium request.
STEM workers have now been given more opportunities to work and immigrate to the U.S. The DHS added 22 additional STEM fields to the list of those programs that are eligible for the 24 mo. STEM OPT EAD extension. They include such fields as Human-Centered Technology Design, Data Science, Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, and Business… Continue reading Good News for STEM Workers
HLG is pleased to announce that Lynette Guzzino has joined the firm. Lynette is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Her practice will focus in the area of university professors, private and public researchers, and other individuals seeking immigration based upon their personal qualifications.