Visa Bulletin For June 2013

Number 57 Volume IX Washington, D.C. A.  STATUTORY NUMBERS 1.  This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during June. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security reports applicants for adjustment of status.  Allocations were made, to …

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Administration to Grant Deferred Action Status to DREAM Act Beneficiaries

In an unprecedented move, on June 15, 2012, President Obama announced that his Administration would grant Deferred Action status to qualifying children of the undocumented to permit them to remain in the U.S. for 2 years, employment eligible.  The action has drawn praise from the Hispanic community and criticism from Republicans who favor Congressional action …

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October 8, 2010: H-1B Availability

As of October 8, 2010, USCIS has receipted  approximately 41,900 H-1B cap-subject petitions.   Additionally, it has receipted 15,400 H-1B petitions for foreign nationals with U.S. earned masters or higher degrees.   Federal law exempts the first 20,000 H-1B petitions filed for foreign nationals who have obtained U.S. masters or higher degrees from the 65,000 overall H-1B …

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