by Chris Musillo

AILA is reporting that USCIS will resume Premium Processing Service (PPS) for H-1B petitions, effective October 3. Accordingly, PPS will again be allowed for H-1B transfers, amendments, and extensions.

USCIS previously restarted PPS for H-1B cap-subject petitions on September 18. Earlier this summer, USCIS resumed PPS for H-1Bs for cap-exempt employers (e.g. research entities and universities), and H-1Bs for doctors.

USCIS allows an upgrade for previously filed a petition. If you have filed an H-1B petition and would like your petitioned upgraded to PPS, please contact your MU attorney or staff member.

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