Archive for January, 2014

Andrew Wilson Quoted in Recent SHRM Article

1/24/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

Andrew Wilson was recently quoted in a SHRM article titled, Prep Now for H-1B , as saying “you want to make sure you don’t have any prevailing wage determination issues, and if so, that you give yourself enough time to seek an alternate wage source to the Department of Labor’s (DOL) online wage data, such [...]Read More >

H-1B Cap Season

1/20/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

The start of a new calendar year means that it is H-1B cap filing season once again.  Each U.S. government fiscal year (October 1st to September 30th), new H-1B petitions are subject to an annual cap of 65,000 with an additional 20,000 allotted to U.S. advanced degree individuals. Companies need to evaluate their anticipated hiring [...]Read More >

Buffalo USCIS Office Delays

1/8/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

USCIS has announced that the Buffalo District Office, Buffalo Field Office, Buffalo Application Support Center (ASC), and Rochester satellite offices will have a 2 hour delay.Read More >

USCIS Transfers I-130 Petitions Due to Backlogs

1/6/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

Due to processing delays of I-130 petitions filed by U.S. citizens for their immediate relatives, USCIS is transferring some of these petitions from the National Benefits Center to the Nebraska, Texas, or California service centers in order to improve the processing times for these petitions. Individuals whose petitions have been transferred should receive an I-797 [...]Read More >