On January 27, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the registration period for Fiscal Year 2024 will open at noon on March 1, 2023 and will close at noon on March 17, 2023.
Great news for anyone moving to the UK as priority services have been resumed for family and partner visas to the UK. Standard family visa processing times are also set to reduce from the current six months.
Governor Hochul signed into law New York State Assembly Bill A6328A, amending the New York State Human Rights Law to prohibit employment discrimination against employees and job applicants based on citizenship and immigration status.
Equal Pay Transparency laws have been passed in several states and localities, potentially impacting the PERM/H-1B labor condition application process for employers conducting labor market testing efforts within those states before hiring foreign workers.