Effective October 2, 2020 employers and immigrant workers can expect changes when filing employment-based petitions with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  Employers will see higher government filing fees, different versions of forms, and changes to the premium processing program.

New Fees

On average, fees will increase approximately 20% for immigration filings. To view all

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reached the FY2020 H-1B visa cap.

For FY2020, Congress mandated a regular cap of 65,000 H-1B visas, plus an additional 20,000 H-1B visas for those with advanced degrees from U.S. institutions of higher education (i.e., the master’s cap). Last Friday, USCIS announced that they reached the H-1B general visa

Arnall Golden Gregory’s (AGG) Employment and Immigration Teams invite you to participate in the following complimentary webinar, featuring AGG partner Teri Simmons.

“Navigating the U.S. Business Immigration Maze: Practical Guidance for Employers “ will be offered Tuesday, November 17, 2015.

Global competition continues to rise, increasing pressure on U.S. employers to attract and retain