August 2006

USCIS Memorandum Provides Guidance on Eligibility for Exemption from the H-1B Cap Under AC21 Section 103

Section 103 of the American Competitiveness in the Twenty First Century Act (AC21) makes exempt from the H-1B cap aliens who are offered employment at an institution of higher education...

Vermont Service Center Transfers Thousands of Cases to the Texas and California Service Centers

USCIS published a public notice on July 26, 2006 stating that due to an unusually high workload at the Vermont Service Center, they have recently transferred 5,000 petitions...