The Trump administration remains vigilant in changing U.S. employment-based immigration policy, leaving myriad challenges for President-elect Biden on inauguration day.
USCIS has increased Premium Processing fees. Attorney Brianna Thompson writes about the new fee schedule.
New DHS and DOL regulations will change the requirements for H-1B eligibility and result in increased prevailing wage requirements for H-1B, H-1B1, E-3, and green card sponsorship.
On October 2, 2020, the new filing fee schedule for USCIS will go into effect, which will increase most but not all filing fees.
When considering layoffs and furloughs, employers should keep in mind the obligation to pay H-1B employees until employment is terminated.