Topic: Visa Caps

JD Supra Corporate Brief: Software Patents, China Investments, Employment Visas, FCPA Violations

Happy birthday, Atticus Finch: On this day in 1960, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird was first published. Read it again to celebrate! What’s new in the world of software patents? Plenty! (K&L Gates) The Basel Committee wonders if international financial regulatory systems have become too complex. Really. (Shipkevich) Want to challenge a patent? Here… Read more »

Immigration Reform Bill Would Ease Backlog of Employment Visas

Earlier this month, the bipartisan “Group of Eight” – Senate Republicans John McCain, Jeff Flake, Marco Rubio, and Lindsey Graham, and Democrats Charles Schumer, Dick Durbin, Robert Menendez, and Michael Bennet – introduced their long-awaited immigration reform bill. From Jennifer Roeper of law firm Fowler White Boggs: “The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization… Read more »

H-1B Visa Applications Hit Cap; USCIS to Implement Lottery

If your H-1B visa application hasn’t been submitted, you’re out of luck: US Citizenship and Immigration Services just announced that the cap on those visas was reached on April 5, 2013, a mere five days after the application process began. What’s worse: even if your application was submitted before last Friday, you STILL may be… Read more »