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DOL ADVISES ON H-1B REGULATIONS IN LIGHT OF COVID-19 OUTBREAK

DOL regulations require employers to continue to abide by the labor conditions to which they agreed when filing the H-1B petition. These are the terms set forth in the underlying ETA Form 9035, Labor Condition Application (LCA). More relevantly, these concern payment...

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H-1B Amendment Guidance — May 22, 2015

On April 9, 2015, USCIS’ Administrative Appeal Office (AAO) issued a precedent decision, Matter of Simeio Solutions, LLC, which held that employers must file amended H-1B petitions when a new Labor Condition Application for Nonimmigrant Workers (LCA) is required due to a change in the H-1B worker’s worksite location. This memo outlines the kind of location change requiring H-1B amended filings.

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Immigration Report — May 21, 2015

USCIS has published information to help eligible H-4 dependent spouses who want to apply for employment authorization under the Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses final rule.

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  • Feds Say Fiance Visa Delay Suit Is Moot May 7, 2021
    The State Department urged a D.C. federal court Friday to throw out a lawsuit over the slow processing of K-1 fiance visas, arguing that the case is moot after the department issued a "national interest" exemption to aid the applicants.