03/06/2017 – H-1B Premium Processing Temporarily Suspended

On March 3, 2017, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a notice that the option for “premium processing” of H-1B work visa petitions will be temporarily suspended effective April 3, 2017. See: https://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/uscis-will-temporarily-suspend-premium-processing-all-h-1b-petitions. Such a temporary suspension has previously occurred  — the last one being in 2015. If you would like to speak to an immigration advisor at UGA concerning your specific situation, please call 706 542-2900 to make an appointment.