The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Embassy in Bern announced on February 1, 2017, the expansion of Global Entry to citizens of Switzerland. Global Entry, a CBP Trusted Traveler Program, allows for expedited clearance of pre-approved, low-risk travelers. Swiss citizens can begin applying for Global Entry on February 1, 2017 following clearance from the Swiss Federal Police. Switzerland becomes the ninth country overall whose citizens will be eligible to enroll in Global Entry.
FY 2022 H-1B Cap Registration Begins March 8, 2021
The FY 2022 H-1B Cap Registration period will begin March 8, 2021, and end March 26, 2021.
The new H-1B cap registration final rule (86 FR 1676) modifying the H-1B cap selection process, amending current lottery procedures, and prioritizing prevailing wage takes effect on March 8, 2021. Our firm expects this to be the start date of the 2022 H-1B cap registration period, even if Biden withdraws the final rule.
CBP Announces Expansion of Global Entry to Swiss Citizens