Navneet's Updates

The Confusing new Public Law Fee

Even though the new regulations indicated that a $4,000 or $4,500 Public Law Fee is required for certain H and L petitions (including extensions), it appears that USCIS is not currently collecting them for extensions or amendments.  Based on the news release from USCIS, we will not request and submit them for extensions or amendments. […]
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Ten Things You Need to Know about the H-1B CAP Prep.

The H-1B CAP season is upon us.  Besides urging companies to start early in their preparation to meet the April deadline, here are a few useful tips for HR Personnel to assure timely completion of the filing process. Set deadlines and be firm with completing tasks within that time. See Parkinson’s Law: “Work expands so […]
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Immigration Law

Quick Announcements With the new year, it is a good time for employers to review immigration-related matters and documents to ensure a great year ahead: H-1B Amendment deadline is January 15, 2016.If an H1B worker has moved to a new location not covered by an existing H1B petition after April 9, 2015, but before August […]
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Increase in fees

We were barely done rejoicing the reduction in H-1B/L1 fee from $2,000 to zero earlier this year on September 30, 2015, but Congress has put an end to the celebrations with a nice penalty. In 2010, the H1B and L1 fee was increased to $2,000 which ended on September 30, 2015. Then on December 18, […]
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