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H-1B Staffing-Company Policies Withdrawn in Agency Settlement

May 21, 2020, 3:20 PM

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is abandoning policies that placed additional requirements on employers petitioning for high-skilled guestworkers employed at third-party sites.

The agency agreed to the changes as part of a settlement Wednesday with the ITServe Alliance, a trade association for information technology staffing firms. USCIS agreed to rescind its 2018 “Contract and Itinerary” memorandum in its entirety, which required staffing companies that place H-1B workers at third-party sites to list all places where the visa holder would work for the visa’s entire three-year term, and additional details of employment, according to the settlement.

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