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Lawsuit Claims Disney Colluded to Supplant U.S. Workers with Immigrants

The lawsuits by Leo Perrero and Dena Moore, who each filed a separate but similar class-action complaint represent the first time Americans have gone to federal court to sue outsourcing companies HCL and Cognizant that allegedly brought in foreign nationals and the Walt Disney World company that contracted with those businesses, claiming that they intentionally collaborated to replace American workers with H-1B workers from abroad....

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H-1B season has begun

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting new H-1B petitions On April 1, 2016, for the annual H-1B visa quota of 65,000 (plus 20,000 for holders of advanced U.S. degrees).If more than 65,000 petitions are received in the first five business days of April, as is expected, USCIS will conduct a lottery to determine which petitions will be selected for the quota and reviewed. We anticipate a lottery will be required this year as was required last year. The annual quota, however, does not apply to individuals currently in H-1B visa status, individuals who need to extend their stay/change...

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New law increases fees for L-1 and H-1B petitioners

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (Public Law 114-113), signed into law by President Obama on December 18, 2015, increases fees for certain H-1B and L-1 petitioners. Petitioners who employ 50 or more employees in the United States, with more than 50 percent of those employees in H-1B or L (including L-1A and L-1B) nonimmigrant status. These petitioners must submit an additional fee of $4,000 for H-1B petitions and $4,500 for L-1A and L-1B petitions postmarked on or after December 18, 2015....

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