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Economic Times: US agency slows H-1B denials as lawsuits mount

bloombergA US agency that administers the visa application process is denying fewer H-1B visas following stepped-up filing of lawsuits, immigration lawyers said. This comes despite the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) seeking more Requests for Evidence (RFEs) from H1-B visa applicants.

Several immigration lawyers told ET that more lawsuits are being filed against the USCIS.

Deepali Khadakban, a member of an industry body representing over 1,250 small and medium staffing and IT firms doing combined business worth over $5 billion, said its member firms have taken the USCIS head-on in the last two years, filing over 133 cases challenging visa denials. The ITServe Alliance works with companies like Google, Ebay and Bank of America.

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