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December 2016 Archives

December 23, 2016 Edition & New Fees for N-400 Applicants

Starting December 23, 2016, applicants must use the 12/23/16 edition of Form N-400, Application for Naturalization ONLY! USCIS will reject earlier versions of the form after that date. Also, please note applications postmarked or filed on or after Dec. 23 must include the new fees or USCIS will not be able to accept them.

Support the H-2B Returning Worker Exemption

The H-2B returning worker exemption provides relief from the annual cap on H-2B visas by exempting an H-2B worker from the current fiscal year's cap if he or she has worked for the petitioning employer during one of the previous three years. The H-2B returning worker exemption is no longer in effect as of

EB4 & EB5 Expiration 12/9/2016

A reminder regarding the December 9, 2016 expiration date of the non-minister EB-4 special immigrant category and the immigrant investor pilot program (I5 and R5) unless extended by Congress before then.