USCIS H-1B Denial Rate Remains High, Requests for Evidence Rise

USCIS H-1B Denial Rate Remains High, Requests for Evidence Rise

 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released H-1B data, including records compelled by two Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits, that continues to show the impact of Trump administration’s restrictive immigration policies. The approval rate for all H-1B specialty occupation visa petitions remained steady at nearly 85% in fiscal year 2019, which ended in…

Sophie Alcorn at TechCrunchD Disrupt SF

Sophie Alcorn Shares Immigration Insights at TechCrunch Disrupt SF

Founder Sophie Alcorn hosted a special workshop for international founders and startups to understand how to rise above borders and bring their companies to Silicon Valley at TechCrunch Disrupt SF earlier this month. Sophie discussed the most important immigration challenges faced by international startup founders: How founders can take their immigration status into their own…