Category Archives: business visitor visas

USCIS to Suspend Premium Processing of H-1Bs as of April 3

Late on Friday USCIS announced it would be suspending premium processing of all H-1B petitions for up to six months, beginning on April 3, 2017. This does include cap-subject cases filed on March 31. USCIS states they are doing this to reduce the processing time for non-expedited H-1B petitions, which has increased to 7-8 months.…
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Changes to Visa Waiver Program

On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law H.R. 2029, the 2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act. Contained within the law are several provisions which make changes to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), the program by which visitors from designated countries can visit the United States for business or tourism without first obtaining a visa stamp…
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