Tag: H-4

May 20, 2015

USCIS Alert: Premium Processing Temporarily Suspending for H-1B Extensions

Premium Processing service provides expedited processing for certain employment-based petitions and applications. Specifically, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) guarantees 15 calendar day processing to those petitioners or applicants who choose to use this service or USCIS will refund the Premium Processing Service fee. If the fee is refunded, the case will continue to receive […]

February 24, 2015

USCIS Announces Work Authorization Available for Certain H-4 Spouses

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced today that, effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident (LPR) status. DHS amended the regulations to allow these H-4 dependent spouses […]