News Update: Emergent Alert

We have just received information from the American Immigration Lawyers Association that the Consular Consolidated Database, the Department of State system for issuing visas, has encountered significant performance issues, including outages since Saturday, July 19. This computer system is the backbone of the consular processing procedures as it approves, records and prints the visas. Because […]

News Update: H-1B Visa and Visa Bulletin Updates

H-1B Visa and Visa Bulletin Updates U.S. consular posts accepting H-1B visa applications with October 1, 2014 start date The Department of State’s Foreign Affairs Manual instructs posts to begin processing H-1B visa applications up to 90 days in advance of the petition’s start date. Accordingly, as of July 3, 2014, U.S. consular posts are […]