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H-1B Premium Processing Suspended

Glen D. Wasserstein, Managing Partner of ILG, specializes in immigration law, focusing on E-2 Investor Visas, L-1 visas, H-1B visas, and federal litigation. With a background in international relations, he founded ILG in 1996 and has addressed human trafficking at the United Nations Convention on Crime.

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USCIS suspends Premium Processing for all H1B applications starting April 3

On Friday, March 3rd, USCIS announced that it will temporarily suspend Premium Processing for all H-1B petitions starting April 3, 2017. This suspension may last up to 6 months. While H1B premium processing is suspended, petitioners will not be able to file Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service, for a Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, which requests the H1B nonimmigrant classification. The USCIS news alert regarding the suspension of Premium Processing is available here:

https://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/uscis-will-temporarily-suspend-premium-processing-all-h-1b-petitions).