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We wanted to find a new way to engage our reader base. Every other Friday, we will post the ten (10) best/most frequently asked questions received during the week from our h1bvisalawyerblog, Facebook, and Twitter readers. We will answer those questions and provide the Q&A on our H-1B Visa Lawyer Blog.

If you have a burning question, are seeking assistance with a difficult immigration related case, wish to discuss your views on Comprehensive Immigration Reform, DREAMers, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, priority dates, the monthly visa bulletin, adjustment applications, etc., please contact us by submitting your question/comment/viewpoint in our comment box provided on our H-1B Visa Lawyer Blog.

Our next “Q & A Forum” will take place this Friday, October 7, 2022. Act now and submit your questions!

On Monday, September 26, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security announced that they were extending the designation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the country of Burma for 18 months. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas stated, “The people of Burma are continuing to suffer a complex and deteriorating humanitarian crisis due to a military coup, upheaval, and security forces’ brutal violence against civilians,”.

For further details please review the USCIS News Release, “Secretary Mayorkas Extends and Redesignates Temporary Protected Status for Burma“.

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The Biden administration announced that it will resume immigrant visa processing in Havana, Cuba to discourage illegal immigration from that country. A record number of Cubans are fleeing to the United States though the Mexico border in the last few years. 

A State Department Official stated, “These efforts are a key step to meet the U.S. commitment under the U.S.-Cuba Migration Accords to ensure that total legal migration to the United States from Cuba will be a minimum of 20,000 Cubans each year, not including immediate relatives of U.S. citizens,”. 

For more information, please read the CBS News Article, “U.S. to restart immigrant visa processing in Cuba in 2023 to discourage illegal migration”! 

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Question #1 – H-1B Nonimmigrant Visa 

How long do you have to work in the US under H-1B before you can apply for an I-140? 

This video is a discussion of the action by  Florida Governor DeSantis flying 50 migrants from his state of Florida to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts! This video includes comments from Florida Senator Mark Rubio, California Governor Newson, President Biden, and others! Governors of both Florida and Texas have been sending migrants to other states they call, “Sanctuary States” in what seems like a political move! 

 
Video – Immigration Battle Intensifies – ABC News Video 

 
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that they have received enough petitions to reach the congressionally mandated for the fiscal year (FY) 2023 H-1B cap, including the master’s cap, (65,000 H-1B visa regular cap and the 20,000 H-1B visa U.S. advanced degree exemption). They also completed sending non-selection notifications to online accounts for registrants. If not selected, status will show: Not Selected: Not selected – not eligible to file an H-1B cap petition based on this registration. 

For more information, please read the USCIS news alert, “USCIS Reaches Fiscal Year 2023 H-1B Cap”!  

 
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We wanted to find a new way to engage our reader base. Every other Friday, we will post the ten (10) best/most frequently asked questions received during the week from our h1bvisalawyerblog, Facebook, and Twitter readers. We will answer those questions and provide the Q&A on our H-1B Visa Lawyer Blog.

If you have a burning question, are seeking assistance with a difficult immigration related case, wish to discuss your views on Comprehensive Immigration Reform, DREAMers, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, priority dates, the monthly visa bulletin, adjustment applications, etc., please contact us by submitting your question/comment/viewpoint in our comment box provided on our H-1B Visa Lawyer Blog.

Our next “Q & A Forum” will take place this Friday, September 23, 2022. Act now and submit your questions!

On Wednesday, September 14, 2022, USCIS announced that it has reached the H-2B cap for the first half of fiscal year 2023. September 12, 2022 is now the “final receipt date” for cap-subject H-2B worker requesting employment start dates before April 1, 2023. The “final receipt date” is the date on which USCIS determined that it has received enough cap-subject petitions to reach the limit of H-2B workers for the first half FY2023. USCIS continues to accept petitions that are exempt from the congressionally mandated H-2B cap.

The exceptions are listed below:

• Current H-2B workers in the U.S. petitioning to extend their stay and, if applicable, change the terms of their employment or change their employers;

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that they have received enough petitions to reach the congressionally mandated for the fiscal year (FY) 2023 H-1B cap, including the master’s cap, (65,000 H-1B visa regular cap and the 20,000 H-1B visa U.S. advanced degree exemption). They also completed sending non-selection notifications to online accounts for registrants. If not selected, status will show: Not Selected: Not selected – not eligible to file an H-1B cap petition based on this registration. 

For more information, please read the USCIS news alert, “USCIS Reaches Fiscal Year 2023 H-1B Cap”!  

 
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