Comment: How Long A Wait? - Visa Bulletin from the State Department and Border Wait Times from CBP are among the various government times you can find from our Processing Times page. Of course, you can also get the latest Priority Dates, and both Service Center and District Office Processing Times. We are pleased to announce that our Processing Times Page has be updated to include the USCIS National Processing Volumes and Trends. In addition to national trends for all forms, trends for the following forms are available: I-90, I-102, I-129 F, I-129, I-130 Imm Rel., I-130 Pref., I-131, I-140, I-360, I-485, I-526, I-539, I-600, I-751, I-765, I-817, I-821, I-824, I-829, I-914, I-918, N-400 Military, N-400 Non-Military, and N-600. Bookmark this useful page and have the information available at your fingertips!

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Focus: India and China
Tuesday, September 18 is the deadline for the Thursday, September 20 phone session of "Global Migration " with Poorvi Chothani, Enrique Arellano, Daniela Lima, Laura Danielson and others to be announced. The curriculum is as follows:

  • Can we send highly trained administrative staff to work in China?
  • Do I need an invitation letter to apply for a short-term business visa to visit India?
  • What are the permitted activities in China with a business visa?
  • Can I extend my business visa in China? If so, for how long?
  • Is it difficult to obtain an employment visa to work in India? What are the minimum criteria?
  • What are the rules applicable to secondment in each country?
  • Are there differences to obtain visas to work in different regions within India or China?
Tuesday, September 18 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speakers bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: Fax form:

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