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Third-party worksites are experiencing more unannounced site visits, likely because of the ITServe case prohibiting adjudicators from inquiring into details of third-party placements. The Covid pandemic also played a role, as Fraud Detection and National Security (FDNS) officers could not do visits and now have an expanded budget.  Another contributing factor is the Department of



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Nov. 19, 2021, USCIS made the third round of selections for H-1B registrations from those previously submitted to meet the FY 2022 quota, including the advanced degree exemption.    H-1B registrants chosen on Nov. 19 may file Nov. 22, 2021, through Feb. 23, 2022. USCIS will update selected registrants’ My USCIS accounts to include a



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A common question is, “Do I need an education evaluation to qualify for an H-1B visa?” H-1B visa occupations are professional-level jobs that require a U.S. bachelor’s degree, the equivalent or higher. Applicants with a foreign degree must prove it is equivalent to a specific U.S. degree by completing a Foreign Credential Evaluation, commonly called an H-1B



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Was your H-1B Visa denied? If it was under the Trump Administration’s tough H-1B policies, USCIS has just reversed its stance, saying you can now re-open your case. Watch the video to find out how. USCIS just sent out an email announcing that it may reopen and/or reconsider adverse decisions on Form I-129, Petition for a



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OnlineVisas Lead Attorney and CEO Jon Velie shares everything you need to know about registering for the H-1B visa lottery in March 2021 for fiscal year 2022. We are just days away from H-1B Registration, which is open from March 9th at 12 PM EST to March 25 at 12 PM EST. The lottery winners



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The Biden Administration issued a memo on January 20 immediately freezing “midnight regulations” that the Trump administration issued but had not yet taken effect within 60 days of the election and withdrawing all pending rules that had not yet been published in the Federal Register. The regulations implemented by the Trump Administration were: Changing the H-1B lottery selection process



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