H-1B Grace Period: What is it?

We have received a good number of questions about the grace period afforded to H-1B visa holders recently, so I thought I would go through the grace period and what it covers.  We discussed this previously in this blog post but this post will clarify and expand on exactly how the grace period works. Who is

USCIS Changes Adjudication Standard for I-129 Renewals

Many of you may know that USCIS has had a policy in place that allowed those filing an application to renew their status (H-1B, L-1, E-1, etc.) to file a ‘bare bones’ application – an application with just new information and none of the initial documentation sent in with the first application to show that

O and P Visa Delays and Premium Processing

Those who are filing for either O or P status should know that, surprise, the processing time listed on the USCIS website for O and P visas is incorrect. Currently, USCIS California Service Center is listing a processing time of 2 weeks.  Unfortunately the actual time period is 8-10 weeks, considerable longer.  And this is

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