Headaches Loom With Halt Of Expedited H-1B Processing

Law360, New York (April 7, 2017, 9:55 PM EDT) -- USCIS this month suspended expedited processing for H-1B visa petitions, creating possible headaches for employers and health care providers looking to hire skilled foreign workers and adding to a growing sense of unease surrounding the Trump-targeted visa program.

The beginning of April usually marks a frantic time in the corporate immigration world, as attorneys and companies file applications for skilled worker H-1B visas, hoping to nab one of 85,000 visa slots that are typically distributed through a random lottery.

But this year came with an unexpected...
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