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Litwin & Smith Nationwide FY 2021 H-1B Cap Petition Filing Ends June 30, 2020

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Litwin & Smith provides nationwide H-1B Cap Petition preparation for H1B Cap registrations selected in the H1B Cap lottery. The 90-day filing window for Employers to submit their H1B Cap Petitions end June 30. Don’t delay. File Your Petitions Now. The experienced, trusted law firm of Litwin & Smith will assist you through every step of the petition filing process. Contact Litwin & Smith to receive H-1B Petition assistance.

I-751 RECEIPTS Notice Change

USCIS will change the language on the notice to clarify that status is extended for one year from the date of expiration of the card. This change will be effective with notices issued on or after 6/22/2017.

Since 8 CFR §216.4(a)(1) provides that the filing of an I-751 extends the underlying permanent resident status until the I-751 is adjudicated. I-797 receipt notices for I-751s contain an annotation extending the applicant's conditional resident status for one year. To assist state DMVs and other agencies, who may not understand when the one year period begins and ends the USCIS change to the language on the notice will clarify that status, employment, and travel authorization is extended for one year from the date of expiration of the card.

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