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New Regulations for H-1B1s, E-3s, EB-1s and CW-1s

Los Angeles immigration attorneys provide information to clientsUSCIS has published final rules in the Federal Register. These final rules will have the following effects:

  • For H-1B1 (Chile and Singapore) and CW-1 (CNMI-Only Nonimmigrant Transitional Worker), it will extend work authorization incident to status with the same employer if the employer has filed a timely extension of the H-1B1s stay.
  • Harmonizes E-3, H-1B1 and CW-1 with similarly situated nonimmigrant classifications.
  • For EB-1 Outstanding Professors and Researchers, it expands the list of initial evidence to include other forms of evidence listed in 8 CFR 204.5(i)(3)(i).
The new regulations will go in effect on February 16, 2016.