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I-485 In-Person Interview Requirement – Summary of Teleconference with USCIS Ombudsman

On Thursday September 28th, the USCIS Ombudsman’s office held a teleconference where they discussed the new employment-based adjustment of status interview requirement. USCIS will implement the interview requirement and incorporate this new workload incrementally, distributing it between Service Center Operations and Field Offices. As previously announced, interviews for employment-based adjustment of status applicants filed after […]

EIG Week in Review (March 7, 2014)

Highlights April 2014 Visa Bulletin Released Chile Newest Participant in Visa Waiver Program UK Increases Salaries for Tier 2 Skilled Workers Israeli Labor Strike Derails Visa Processing April 2014 Visa Bulletin Released The U.S. Department of State has released the Visa Bulletin for April 2014.  With the exception of India EB-2 and EB-3, all other Chargeability […]

Seminal BALCA Decision HealthAmerica is Overturned

The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (“BALCA”) recently held that under current Federal Regulations an employer filing an application for Permanent Employment Certification (“PERM”) may have little recourse in amending the application if the document contains what may be a minor typographical filing error. Previously, under the seminal BALCA case HealthAmerica, minor typographical errors […]