H Visa News

USCIS Provides Guidance on Employment Authorization Documents Based on Compelling Circumstances

Release Date 

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today released policy guidance on the eligibility criteria for initial and renewal applications for employment authorization documents (EADs) in compelling circumstances based on existing regulatory requirements at 8 CFR 204.5(p).

For an applicant to be eligible for an initial EAD based on compelling circumstances, they must meet the following eligibility requirements:

Rajiv's Comments in the News - If H1B visa holders lose jobs, can spouses continue to work? Expert take on H4 work visa ruling

Published by: Live Mint: April 03, 2023

Quotes and Excerpts from Rajiv in the article:

Immigration expert Rajiv S. Khanna stated regulations aim to provide greater opportunities for skilled foreign workers and their families to settle and contribute to the US economy.

FY 2024 H-1B Cap Initial Registration Period Opens on March

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that the initial registration period for the fiscal year 2024 H-1B cap will open at noon Eastern on March 1 and run through noon Eastern on March 17, 2023. During this period, prospective petitioners and representatives will be able to complete and submit their registrations using the online H-1B registration system.