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Recent changes to the H1B visa program are still favorable

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on November 18, 2016 published changes to the H1B program affecting highly skilled workers, and these changes took effect on January 17, 2017. Most of these changes affect those who already have H1B visas and have pending immigrant visa petitions with no available visas.

“Isabela” entered the United States on an H1B visa. She is an engineer who works on different development projects for her U.S. employer. Prior to sixth year H1B expiration, her U.S. employer was able to file a labor certification application and an immigrant visa petition. She has a priority date of 2015 on her immigrant visa petition and a visa is not yet available for Filipino nationals.

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Recent changes to the H1B visa program are still favorable