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Tracking USA immigration news including H1B, H4 EAD, Green Card priority dates.

H4 EAD News - DHS planning to revoke work permits

H4 EAD News 2019 DHS – Revoke Rule Published with OMB

 22 Feb, 19 

H4 EAD news update today- DHS submitted Rules to OMB for removing work authorization. Federal court case hearing started. Comment period 30 days - Economically significant

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HR 1044 Remove country-based green card limits

HR 1044 – Remove Country Based Green Card Limits

 22 Feb, 19 

HR 1044 is modified version of HR 392 to remove green card country limits. Will benefit Indian and Chinese H1B workers. Apporved I-140 will get GC first.

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H1B premium processing suspended by USCIS

H1B Premium Processing Suspended – Open for Filing before Dec 21, 2018

 21 Feb, 19 

H1B premium processing suspended for all Transfer, Amendment, extension applications at Vermont, California, Nebraska service centers. Open for 2019 Cap petitions.

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EB2 vs EB3 India race to green card

EB2 to EB3 Downgrade for Faster Green Card – India, China

 15 Feb, 19 

Indian EB2 vs EB3 green card priority date movement. EB3 final action 44 day ahead USCIS visa bullettin. File i485, EB2 to EB3 downgrade with approved i140.

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HR 392 Employment based country limit

HR 392 is 1044 now – Removing the country limit for US green cards

 14 Feb, 19 

HR 392 is. HR 1044 now to remove country based green card limits. Will benefit India and China to reduce wait times.

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i-539 Biometric Fees

USCIS adds Biometric Fees for H4 Dependent Visa

 13 Feb, 19 

USCIS biometric service fee of $85 for form i-539. Biometric appointment mandatory. Parent can sign form i-539A for kid under 14 yrs. H4 processing time increase.

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