Connecticut, US

October 21, 2020

U.S. Immigration Webcast: Update on Adjustment of Status Surge and New H-1B Changes

Due to substantial movement of “priority dates” affecting thousands of Indian and Chinese citizen seeking U.S. green cards, U.S. employers and their immigration counsel are scrambling to file Adjustment of Status (AOS) applications before the end of October. In addition, the U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL) and Homeland Security (DHS) issued new regulations on October 8th that make significant changes to H-1B eligibility criteria and wage requirements.

Fragomen invites you to join our panel discussion covering these important developments, including:

• Who is eligible for AOS and what is involved
• “EB-3 downgrades"
• The new DOL prevailing wage structure
• Stricter H-1B specialty occupation criteria
• New rules for H-1B offsite placements
• Potential litigation and likely results
• Effect of U.S. election outcome on these developments