Premium H-1B Visa Processing May Restart, Official Says

Law360, New York (June 20, 2017, 10:23 PM EDT) -- An official with the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman’s Office indicated during a stakeholder call Tuesday that premium processing for H-1B visa petitions may be brought back “incrementally,” with the development coming about three months after the suspension was announced.

Fred Troncone, a senior advisor for employment affairs at the CIS Ombudsman's Office, shared on the call that he’d heard that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services may resume premium processing, but that the restart could happen in phases.

“We also heard that USCIS ... will resume premium processing, but they expect to bring premium processing back online incrementally,” Troncone said, although...

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