Government Immigration Policy

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02
Apr

Request for Evidence Rate Update for Q1 2020

Request for evidence (RFE) rates increased in Q1 of Fiscal Year 2020, according to new data released by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released new request for evidence data. It found that during Q1 2020, 47.2% of H-1B petitions received an RFE. This number is actually lower than it...
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Employers are Focused on Streamlining and Accelerating the Immigration Process for Sponsored Talent
30
Dec

Employers Focus on Streamlining and Accelerating the Immigration Process for Sponsored Talent

Companies say challenges with the current immigration process are slowing down projects and heightening anxieties U.S. employers are looking for ways to simplify and expedite the immigration process for their sponsored talent, Envoy’s 2019 Immigration Trends Report found. Human Resources managers and foreign nationals alike are facing heightened uncertainty in today’s immigration climate. U.S. Citizenship...
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The 'Heartland Visa': A Potential Solution To Solving Skills Gaps in the Midwest
25
Nov

The ‘Heartland Visa’: A Potential Solution To Solve Skills Gaps in the Midwest

A look at the visa concept that could help revitalize some of America’s less populous regions In April 2019, the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) released a report detailing steps the U.S. can take to help revitalize some of the country’s struggling areas, particularly in the Midwest. On the 2020 campaign trail, these ideas have become...
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3 Takeaways From Updated USCIS RFE Rates
13
Jun

3 Takeaways From Updated USCIS RFE Rates

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated and released its request for evidence (RFE) dataset. The additional data provides more transparency into the organization’s scrutiny of employment-based visas. The data cited is organized by fiscal year (FY). The government’s 2019 fiscal year is Oct. 1, 2018 through Sept. 30, 2019. After consulting with our affiliated...
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