U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) statistics for the second quarter of FY 2020 show continued high levels of requests for evidence (RFEs) for H-1B and L-1 petitions, along with some improvement in H-1B and L-1 outcomes against Q2 of FY 2019.
Donald Trump has signed an Executive Order suspending entry of certain employment-based, family-based and other non-US nationals for 60 days.
In light of ongoing issues resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, USCIS has introduced an emergency measure relating to notices of intent to deny (NOIDs) and requests for evidence (RFEs).
USCIS has confirmed that temporary closures of its field offices, asylum offices and application support centers (ASCs) will remain in effect until May 3, 2020.