Updates to Increases in H-1B and L-1 Petition Fees

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (Public Law 114-113) was signed into law on December 18, 2015 and increased the fee for certain H-1B and L-1 petitioners. USCIS issued a web alert today that the additional fee now applies when a petitioner employs 50 or more individuals in the United States, with more than 50% of… Continue reading Updates to Increases in H-1B and L-1 Petition Fees

Technical amendments make new H-1b filing fees applicable to US employers

The original Omnibus bill passed by Congress last week made additional H-1b filing fees only applicable to large foreign entities that employ > 50% of its workforce on L visas however, technical amendments were made to the final language and the additional filing fees now apply to US employers that have more than 50% of… Continue reading Technical amendments make new H-1b filing fees applicable to US employers