News Updates

NAFTA Renegotiations – Update

October 10, 2018 Larrabee

Below is a brief update on the renegotiations of NAFTA that have taken place between the U.S., Canada and Mexico: On September 30, 2018, the U.S., Canada and Mexico reached an agreement, known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).  This agreement is not yet finalized as...

2020 DIVERSITY VISA LOTTERY – ONLINE ENTRY PERIOD

October 3, 2018 Larrabee

Begins at Noon EDT on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Ends at Noon EST on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (also known as the Green Card or DV Lottery) provides immigrant visas each fiscal year for persons from countries with low rates of immigration...

Premium Processing Fee to Increase October 1, 2018

September 4, 2018 Larrabee

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published notice today that it is increasing the premium processing fee charged by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  DHS is increasing the fee by 14.92 percent, which reflects the percentage change in inflation since the fee was last...

H-1B CAP FOR FY2019 REACHED

April 6, 2018 Larrabee

H-1B CAP FOR FY2019 REACHED LOTTERY WILL BE CONDUCTED As expected, USCIS announced today that the H-1B cap for FY2019 has been reached for both "regular" and "master's" cap cases. All cap-subject petitions received at USCIS between Monday, April 2, 2018 and Friday, April 6, 2018 will be...