USCIS Update: USCIS Issues Comprehensive Guidance on F and M Student Visa Classifications

USCIS Update: USCIS Issues Comprehensive Guidance on F and M Student Visa Classifications

USCIS releases vital policy guidance on F and M student nonimmigrant classifications, offering clarity on topics such as eligibility requirements, school transfers, and employment. Discover key insights, including the flexibility for F and M students in certain scenarios, and how this guidance aims to provide a comprehensive resource for both students and U.S. educational institutions.

Department of Homeland Security Update: Modernizing the H-1B Program: A Step Towards Efficiency and Integrity

Department of Homeland Security Update: Modernizing the H-1B Program: A Step Towards Efficiency and Integrity

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in tandem with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), has announced a groundbreaking Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) aimed at revamping the H-1B specialty occupation worker program. This proposal holds the potential to streamline eligibility requirements, elevate program efficiency, grant employers and workers greater benefits and flexibilities, and reinforce integrity measures. In this blog post, we delve into the key aspects of this proposed rule, outlining how it promises to revolutionize the H-1B program.