Comment: H1B, Premium Processing Fee

Today's Immigration Daily issue features several items of interest, including Article, Blogging and News about H1B, Premium Processing Fee and more. Please scroll down to find the item(s) below. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.

Article: USCIS Changes Policy on Fee Waivers, Potentially Deterring Thousands of Citizenship Applications By Melissa Cruz

Blogging: Who Wants to Be an Asylum Officer? Apparently, Not Many Asylum Officers By Jason Dzubow

Blogging: NFAP: H-1B Denial Rates Nearly 25% By Chris Musillo

News: USCIS Adjusting Premium Processing Fee

News: USCIS Makes Another Form Available for Online Filing

Focus: Only 3 Weeks Left of EB5 Grace Period

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