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May 1, 2020

ALERT – USCIS Announces 60-Day Extension of Deadlines for RFEs and other Agency Requests

Joshua H. Rolf

Quick Takeaways: -If RFE, NOID, NOIR, Denial, or other Agency request issued between March 1, 2020 and July 1, 2020, may submit up-to-60-days beyond stated deadline or decision date. -New notices will not be issued. Learn more in this blog.

Mar 27, 2020

ALERT: USCIS Announces 60-Day Extension of Deadlines for RFE and NOIDs

Joshua H. Rolf

If an RFE was issued between March 1, 2020 and May 1, 2020, you may submit up-to-60-days beyond the stated deadline. It does not appear that new RFE/NOID Notices will be issued. Learn more in this blog.

Mar 27, 2020

ALERT: First Phase of Fiscal Year 2021 H-1B Cap Selection Complete

Joshua H. Rolf

The selection process for Fiscal Year 2021 H-1B Cap is completed. USCIS will alert selected Registrations no later than March 31, 2020. A 90-day filing period will commence April 1, 2020. Unselected Registrations will remain on file until the FY 2021 H-1B Cap has been reached. Learn more in this blog.

Nov 2, 2018

USCIS Extends Validity of Medical Exams to Two Years

Joshua H. Rolf

As of yesterday, USCIS has enacted new guidelines that provide welcome relief to foreign nationals with long-pending green card applications, extending the validity of their Form I-693 medical examinations from one to two years, so long as the examinations in question were performed within sixty days of filing for lawful permanent residence.