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H-1B Premium Processing Reinstated (7/24/2017)
USCIS has announced that, effective immediately, they will resume Premium Processing of H-1B petitions for cap-exempt organizations, such as institutions of higher education like Penn. Departments are again able to take advantage of Premium Processing when submitting H-1b petitions to USCIS.  H-1B petitions submitted to ISSS with a request for Premium…

Update on Executive Order - March 6, 2017
Dear International Students, Faculty, Staff, and Department Representatives, As you may know, a new Executive Order has been signed yesterday restricting visas and immigration from certain countries, again raising concerns for many members of the Penn Community.  I write to provide details about the current situation and to reiterate our committed…

USCIS Suspends Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions
On Friday, March 3, 2017, USCIS announced that it will suspend Premium Processing for all H-1B petitions, effective April 3, 2017 until further notice.  The option of Premium Processing provides a response to all H-1B petitions within 15 days for an additional fee.  The full announcement can be found here. …


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