Author: Larrabee

What types of OPT are available?

07:07 28 January in LAC Blog

Pre-completion: An F-1 student may be authorized to participate in pre-completion OPT after he or she has been enrolled for one full academic year. The pre-completion OPT must be directly related to the student’s major field of study. Students authorized to participate in pre-completion OPT...

News Regarding FY2016 H-1B Cap

15:00 06 January in News Updates

April 1, 2015 marks the opening date of the filing window for H-1B petitions seeking a FY2016 (10/1/15 to 9/30/16) cap or quota number. USCIS will begin accepting H-1B petitions for the 2016 H-1B cap starting Wednesday, April 1, 2015. The H-1B quota limitations are as...

E-Verify Records Retention and Disposal

20:32 19 December in News Updates

On January 1, 2015, USCIS will begin deleting E-Verify case records that are over 10 years old, which are those records whose last transaction occurred on or before December 31, 2004. The deletion of records will be an annual process that will continue in future...

Immigration Accountability Executive Action

15:24 24 November in News Updates

On November 20th, President Obama confirmed that he will sign an Immigration Accountability Executive Action. His speech was brief, but he highlighted the main points of his Executive Action. The White House has outlined these in a fact sheet and posted it on its website...