On June 1, President Trump issued a presidential proclamation that will ban the entry of certain Chinese F student visa or J trainee visa [...]
I am in the U.S. on F-1 OPT status and I was selected/not selected in this year’s H-1B visa lottery. Does Cap-Gap Extension apply to me? Can I stay in the U.S. until September 30?
If you are currently in the U.S. on F-1 OPT status, your OPT work authorization expires soon, and your company filed an H-1B registration, [...]
What is the Last Action Rule? Should I be worried when I travel internationally after the H-1B petition was approved but before the H-1B effective start date?
Let’s analyze the following scenario: You were in the U.S. on a post-completion OPT and found an employer willing to sponsor you for an [...]
On February 6, 2020, a federal district judge has issued a permanent injunction to prevent USCIS from implementing the May 2018 Unlawful Presence Rule [...]
Preliminary Injunction Issued on August 2018 Unlawful Presence Memorandum for F, J, and M Visa Holders
On May 18, 2018, USCIS issued a memorandum announcing that it will radically revise how unlawful presence is accrued for students and exchange visitors [...]
On May 18, 2018, USCIS issued a policy memorandum announcing that it will radically revise how unlawful presence is accrued for students and exchange [...]
In a policy memorandum issued on May 18, 2018, USCIS has announced that it will radically revise how unlawful presence is accrued for students [...]