On September 15, 2017, Seyfarth Shaw partner and former U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services director Leon Rodriguez, joined other former Department of Homeland Security Officials in filing an amicus brief in support of the State of Hawaii and other plaintiffs challenging the travel ban. The brief, which was also signed by former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and former Customs … Continue Reading
Seyfarth Synopsis: On September 18, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that effective immediately it would resume premium processing for H-1B petitions filed subject to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 cap.
USCIS temporarily suspended premium processing of all H-1B petitions on April 1, 2017 with the stated goal of addressing significant backlogs in case processing. Over the … Continue Reading