USILAW Achieves Prestigious WBENC Certification as a Women-Owned Immigration Law Firm

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We are thrilled to announce that USILAW has been officially certified as a Women-Owned Business by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). This significant achievement marks a pivotal moment in our firm’s journey, reinforcing our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and the empowerment of women in the legal industry.  USILAW, a firm known for excellence […]

Announcement: USCIS Increases Automatic Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Extension

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As a part of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) modernization efforts, USCIS has published a temporary final rule (TFR) to increase the automatic extension period from 180-days to 540-days for certain employment authorization documents (EADs). Those eligible for an automatic EAD extension include certain noncitizen spouses (H-4) of H-1B nonimmigrants (C26), noncitizen spouses of […]

Update: FY 2025 H-1B Registration Period Ends March 25th

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The timeline for the initial registration period for the FY 2025 H-1B Cap petitions has been extended. The deadline for submitting registrations is now March 25th, 2024, at noon Eastern time, instead of today on March 22nd, 2024. It is important for clients to prepare and submit their registrations ahead of this deadline. It is […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day

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On International Women’s Day, we proudly celebrate the remarkable achievements and invaluable contributions of women globally, including those within USILAW and our esteemed partners. At USILAW, we cherish the multitude of talents, strengths, and perspectives that women bring to the forefront each day. As a firm that is predominately comprised of women and proudly women-owned, […]

Important Update: H-1B Initial Registration Period for FY 2025

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Today, on March 6th, the initial registration period for the FY 2025 H-1B Cap petitions has opened and will run through noon Eastern on March 22nd, 2024. A new organizational account is required to participate in the FY 2025 H-1B Electronic Registration Process. With the new organizational account platform, companies and their legal representatives can […]

Government Shutdown Deadline Extended to March 22nd, 2024

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Today, Congress has voted on a one week stop-gap measure to extend the deadline for a potential government shutdown from March 8th, 2024, to March 22nd, 2024. The bill will continue to extend funding to the Department of State, Homeland Security, and Labor – agencies that play a crucial role in immigration-related activities. In the […]

H-1B & FY 2025 H-1B Cap Updates: USCIS Launches Organizational Accounts

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Today, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has officially launched its new platform for organizational accounts, enabling companies and their legal representatives to collaborate on FY 2025 H-1B electronic registration and the online filing of Form I-129 for H-1B petitions. A new organizational account is required to participate in the FY 2025 H-1B Electronic […]

A Potential Government Shutdown – What to Expect

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We have been closely monitoring the current situation concerning the potential government shutdown set to begin March 8th, 2024, alongside a partial government shutdown set to begin as early as March 1st. In the event of a legislative impasse leading to a failure to fund the government, it is imperative to anticipate any disruptions to […]

Recap: Immigration and Global Mobility Symposium

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On Tuesday, February 13, 2024, USILAW had the honor of hosting an Immigration and Global Mobility Symposium at The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine auditorium in Bethesda, Maryland. Event speakers included: Immigration panelists Jodi Harris, FIS Global Ritu Dubey, Henry Jackson Foundation Salman Cheema, Amazon Global Relocation Panelists Chris Lagerman, […]

WHR x USILAW Webinar: Global Mobility Immigration Updates

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Announcing: WHR x USILAW Webinar: Global Mobility Immigration Updates Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at 11:00 AM EST / 10:00 AM CST Join us as we build awareness around global immigration trends & US immigration reform, including H-1B changes and modernization. Listen to our panel of subject-matter experts as they guide discussions about compliance and talent […]