H-1B Cap Update

Posted by Marwah Serag|US Immigration
Jul 10
27


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has updated the H-1B count.  As of July 23, 2010, the Service has received approximately 26,000 H-1B cap-subject petitions and approximately 11,300 H-1B petitions for individuals with advanced degrees.


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H-1B Count Update

Posted by Karen|Global Immigration
Jul 10
21


USCIS updated its count of FY 2011 cap-subject H-1B petitions and advanced degree cap-exempt petitions receipted. As of 7/16/10, approximately 25,300 H-1B cap-subject petitions were receipted. USCIS has receipted 11,000 H-1B petitions for aliens with advanced degrees.

This means that there is still time to apply for an H-1B. Contact one of the U.S. attorneys at PricewaterhouseCoopers Immigration Law LLP for a work permit consultation today.


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H-1B Cap Update

Posted by Marwah Serag|US Immigration
Jul 10
14


As of July 9, 2010, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has receipted approximately 24,800 H-1B cap-subject petitions.  In addition, the Service has accepted roughly 10,600 H-1B petitions for indivduals who hold advanced degrees.


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August 2010 Visa Bulletin Released

Posted by Marwah Serag|US Immigration
Jul 10
13


The U.S. Department of State released the Visa Bulletin for August 2010.  A notable change in the Visa Bulletin is the EB-3 (employment-based third preference category) for all countries of chargeability except those listed, which jumped from August 15, 2003 to June 1, 2004.  For more information on visa availability, the Visa Bulletin can be accessed at the following website: http://www.travel.state.gov/visa/bulletin/bulletin_5092.html.


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U.S. Consulate and Embassy in China Eliminates Geographic Limitations for Consular Appointments

Posted by Marwah Serag|US Immigration
Jul 10
12


Effective immediately, applicants for Non-Immigrant Visas may schedule consular appointments at any U.S. Consular Section in China, without reference to what city or province they reside in.  The elimination of the geographic limitations on scheduling Consular Appointments throughout China will allow applicants to arrange for appointments at any of the following Sections: Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shanghai, and Shenyang.


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U.S. Consular Service in China.

Posted by Karen|Global Immigration
Jul 10
12


The Embassy of the United States of America recently announced that effective immediately, non-immigrant visa applicants may book interview appointments at any U.S. Consular Section in China, regardless of the province or city where they live.
Consular Sections are located at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and U.S. Consulates General in Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shanghai, and Shenyang.

If you are a Chinese national interested in discussing applying for a U.S. work permit or visitor visa, please contact PricewaterhouseCoopers Immigration Law LLP.


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