Protecting Your H-1B Status:
“I’m on H-1B and just got laid-off. What do I do now?”

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Protecting Your H-1B Status:
“I’m on H-1B and just got laid-off. What do I do now?”

“I’m on H-1B and just got laid-off. What do I do now?”First of all, do NOT panic.Uncle Sam is not going to kick you out tomorrow. You have time to plan and act. In fact, you generally have at least 60 days to file another H-1B petition with a new…

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“I’m on H-1B and just got laid-off. What do I do now?”

Major Settlement Changes How USCIS Adjudicates Work Permits for Nonimmigrant Spouses

Washington, DC - The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and its litigation partners Wasden Banias and Steven Brown, celebrate the historic settlement with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Shergill, et al. v. Mayorkas, which provides structural changes for nonimmigrant H-4 and L-2 spouses suffering from long delayed processing times for the…

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Read more about the article USCIS Field Offices and Asylum Offices Resume Services
Wilfredo Lee | The Associated Press People arrive before the start of a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Miami Field Office, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in Miami. The USCIS may have to furlough more than 13,000 employees due to COVID-19 and a drop in applications.

USCIS Field Offices and Asylum Offices Resume Services

As of June 4th, USCIS field offices and asylum offices have resumed non-emergency face-to-face services, and application support centers are expected to resume services at a later date. Here are the precautions USCIS is enacting in response to COVID-19: Visitors will be turned away from a USCIS facility if they…

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