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H-1B Cap Pre-Registration and Selection Process Clears Federal Review

DHS has published a final rule that would require employers to register online before submitting an H-1B cap filing and would switch the order in which the regular and advance-degree cap lotteries are held.  The new regulation goes into effect on A… Read More
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USCIS Resumes Premium processing for FY2019 H-1B Cap Petitions

On January 28th, USCIS resumed premium processing for all Fiscal Year (2019) H-1B Cap Petitions. This includes those who are also eligible for advanced degree exemptions. H-1B visas allow for employers to hire skilled workers for various occupations.… Read More
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Edgerton Immigration Law Receives Tier 1 Ranking in Immigration Law for Raleigh, NC

We are happy to announce that Edgerton Immigration Law has received a Tier 1 ranking for Immigration Law in Raleigh, North Carolina by U.S. News Best Lawyers-Best Law Firms 2019 edition.  The Best Law Firm ranking is based upon a rigorous evaluat… Read More
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We Are Moving!

We are excited to announce that we will be moving office locations on January 19, 2019!  Our new location in Suite 225 of the Camden Building at 3724 National Drive Raleigh, NC 27612 will be up and running for regular business hours on Monday Januar… Read More
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INFOPass Changes Announced by USCIS Raleigh-Durham Field Office

USCIS Raleigh-Durham Field Office announced that, effective September 17, 2018, changes to the InfoPass process will be made. Specifically, the office will NOT be accepting walk-in requests or online scheduling of InfoPass appointments for informati… Read More
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Suspension of Premium Processing Extended For H-1B Petitions

USCIS announced on August 28th that it is extending the temporary suspension of premium processing for cap-subject H-1B petitions. Beginning on September 11, 2018 the temporary suspension will include certain additional H-1B petitions. These suspensi… Read More
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Laura Edgerton Selected as 2019 Best Lawyer's "Lawyer of the Year"

Our founder, Laura Edgerton, has been selected by her peers as the recipient of Best Lawyer’s 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” award for her work in Immigration Law in Raleigh, NC.  See her profile in Best Lawyer’s publication for… Read More
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USCIS Announces All Unselected H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions for Fiscal Year 2019 Have Been Returned

United States Citizens and Immigration Services announced on July 30 that all unselected H-1B cap-subject petitions for the 2019 Fiscal Year have been returned. If you submitted an H-1B cap-subject petition between April 2 and April 6, 2018 and you h… Read More
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USCIS Policy Update: RFE & NOID

United States Citizens and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy memorandum that will allow USCIS officers and adjudicators to exercise their full discretion to deny an application, petition or request without needing to first issue a Request… Read More
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U.S. Supreme Court Rules to Uphold Trump Administration Travel Ban

On June 26, 2018 the United States Supreme Court, by a vote of 5-4, upheld the Trump Administration’s Executive Order, titled Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United Stat… Read More
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Feb
15
DHS has published a final rule that would require employers to register online before submitting an H-1B cap filing and would switch the order in which the regular and advance-degree cap lotteries are held.  The new regulation goes into effect on A… Read More
Feb
14
On January 28th, USCIS resumed premium processing for all Fiscal Year (2019) H-1B Cap Petitions. This includes those who are also eligible for advanced degree exemptions. H-1B visas allow for employers to hire skilled workers for various occupations.… Read More
Jan
21
We are happy to announce that Edgerton Immigration Law has received a Tier 1 ranking for Immigration Law in Raleigh, North Carolina by U.S. News Best Lawyers-Best Law Firms 2019 edition.  The Best Law Firm ranking is based upon a rigorous evaluat… Read More