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US - H-2B visa cap filled up

18:40 05/01/2005
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announcedJanuary 4 that it has received enough petitions to fill the allocationfor H-2B visas for this year. USCIS will not accept any morenew H-2B...

Biometric immigration procedures expanded in US

11:22 04/01/2005
Sophisticated immigration identification measures under the US-VISIT program have been implemented at the fifty busiest land crossings into the U.S. ahead of schedule, the Department of Homeland...

US - New law cracks down on employee outsourcing

16:29 03/01/2005
A new law approved by President Bush makes it tougher for U.S. employers to get L-1B visas for oversees workers, as announced by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service. The L-1 Visa Reform Act...

US H-2B visa quota filling fast

15:58 03/01/2005
A flood of applications for H-2B temporary worker visas will probably lead to the whole visa allocation of H-2B visas for fiscal year 2005 being used up in the next few months, according to figures...

US - USCIS changes face of green cards

11:15 03/01/2005
Cosmetic changes have been made to US Permanent Resident Cards , also known as "green cards", the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) has announced. The new cards have "Department of...

New Fees for US H-1B and L-1

10:23 03/01/2005
President Bush has signed into law changes affecting the non-immigrant visa categories H-1B and L as announced by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). The Omnibus Appropriations Act...