USCIS Final Guidance on When to File an Amended or New H-1B Petition After Matter of Simeio Solutions, LLC -- July 21, 2015

Jul 22, 2015 | H-1B

USCIS Final Guidance and H-1B Amendment Requirement — July 21, 2015

A USCIS policy memo provides final guidance on when a petitioner is required to file an amended or new H-1B petition following the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) precedent decision in Matter of Simeio Solutions, LLC. The memo includes information on how to become compliant with Simeio, and USCIS states that it will consider filings for changes in the place of employment that occurred on or before the Simeio decision to be timely during a safe harbor period, which runs until January 16, 2015.

Younossi Law will be in touch with a detailed analysis for our clients whose matters are currently affected by this memo.