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This is the first H-1B filing season where the new high-skilled worker rule will be in effect. Here's what you need to know.
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Immigration Bulletin
 

Giselle Carson, Esq. - Shareholder - Business Immigration Attorney
904-398-0900 - www.marksgray.com

FAQs about the New High-Skilled Workers Rule
and Its Impact on New H-1B Visas

On January 17, 2017, the final Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rule entitled “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers” took effect.
 
The rule amended regulations related to various employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs, including the H-1B.

Since this is the first filing season where it will be in effect, we wanted to provide answers to the commonly asked questions about the changes.
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Important Note:
Beginning April 3, 2017, premium processing for the H-1B, which is an expedited service offered for an additional fee, will be temporarily suspended. USCIS has indicated the suspension may last up to six months.
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