Archive for August, 2010

DOL Obtains Nearly $1 Million in Back Wages and Interest for 135 H-1B Workers

8/18/2010 Written by Brian D. Zuccaro

The H-1B program establishes standards to protect both U.S. workers and nonimmigrant foreign national workers. A computer consulting company based out of Suwanee, Georgia has agreed to pay $1 million in back wages and interest to approximately 135 nonimmigrant workers who were temporarily employed with the company under the H-1B visa program. A Wage and [...]Read More >

Specific Activities Eligible for B-2 Visa Category

8/17/2010 Written by Brian D. Zuccaro

1. Specific Activities Eligible for B-2 Visa Category Individuals who wish to enter the United States temporarily for pleasure may be classifiable as B-2 Visa visitors provided they meet the criteria listed below. Tourism or Family Visits: individuals traveling to the United States for purposes of tourism or to make social visits to relative or [...]Read More >

DELAYS with EAD and Advance Parole Processing

8/5/2010 Written by Brian D. Zuccaro

SRW has noticed recent significant delays with EAD and Advance Parole processing out of the Nebraska Service Center. Part of the problem is the transition to using lockboxes as the initial filing and processing point for these applications. Based on these delays, it is important to file both applications as soon as possible within the 120 day [...]Read More >