No Premium Processing for H-1B Cap Petitions until September 10, 2018

  USCIS has announced that it will suspend premium processing for all H-1B cap-subject petitions filed this year for FY-2019. This suspension is expected to last from April 2, 2018 until Sept. 10, 2018. Once the suspension has been lifted, employers may interfile premium processing for their pending H-1B cap… Read More

Washington Fair Chance Act Signed Into Law

Washington adopts “ban the box” – only otherwise qualified applicants can be asked about criminal background Governor Jay Inslee signed into law the Washington Fair Chance Act, which extends “ban the box” protections to the state’s public and private employers (with some limited exceptions). The law prohibits employers from… Read More