USCIS burdens computer consulting companies
“Recently, the USCIS started issuing a slew of Requests for Evidence (“RFEs”), specifically targeting computer consulting companies, even companies that are well established. RFEs are issued after an employer files an H-1B petition on behalf of a foreign employee.
These lengthy and detailed RFEs, some 4 to 5 pages long, are issued where a new employer files either a new H-1B petition or an H-1B extension or where the same employer requests continuation of previously approved employment without change in employer.
The RFEs have become a source of confusion and frustration for Petitioners and immigration practitioners alike who are unable to comprehend why the submitted documentation is not sufficiently persuasive on a particular issue. “