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USCIS to Resume H-1B Premium Processing for Certain Petitions


Posted on July 24, 2017 in HR Insights for Health Care

Published by: Hall Render

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced on July 24, 2017 that it would resume premium processing for certain cap-exempt H-1B petitions effective immediately. Premium processing allows petitioners to pay a fee to receive a decision from USCIS within 15 calendar days. Without premium processing, wait times can extend for long periods, which delays... READ MORE

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Temporary Suspension of H-1B Premium Processing to Begin April 3


Posted on March 6, 2017 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Starting on April 3, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) will be temporarily suspending premium processing for H-1B petitions. According to the USCIS website, the suspension may last as long as six months. This suspension will likely cause difficulty and delays for employers who are looking to hire or are in the... READ MORE

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