USCIS announces flexibility in responding to RFEs

The immigration agency has said that it would be relaxing its policies in coming months in light of the current situation. “USCIS is adopting several measures to protect our workforce and community, and to minimize the immigration consequences for those seeking immigration benefits during this time,” it said.

For US entry, the rich prefer EB5 over H-1B

EB5 visa puts investors who meet certain criteria on a fast track path to obtaining permanent residency in US.

India relaxes e-visa policy for Chinese nationals

"October 2019 onwards, Chinese nationals can apply for an e-Tourist visa (e-TV) of a 5-year validity with multiple entries," a statement by the embassy reads.

US tech companies play green card to hold on to talent

Eight out of the top 10 companies that applied for green cards for their employees in fiscal 2019 were US firms.

USCIS completes final testing of electronic H-1B registration process

Under the new system, only applications selected through the random selection process will be eligible to file the H-1B cap subject petitions. Through this new process, USCIS hopes to dramatically streamline processing by reducing paperwork and data exchange, and will provide an overall cost savings to petitioning employers.