Yesterday, the USCIS was handed another defeat at the hands of a Federal Judge, this time from Atlanta. In a case that echoed prior decisions from other Federal Courts, the Court ruled that the USCIS’ practice and policy over the past 10+ years relative to H-1b adjudications was unlawful. The decision struck at the interpretation… Continue reading H-1b Victory with a Capital V !
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
Recently, the AILA published a practice advisory to its members recommending that we advise our clients to file an amended H-1b petition whenever there is a change in the work site. This advice derived from a series of interactions with the CSC who asserted that an amended H-1b petition was necessary whenever there was a… Continue reading AILA recommends amending an H-1b when there is a work site change