Enlarge / USCIS office in Portland, Oregon. (credit: Getty Images)
Customs and immigration officials will stop offering a “premium processing” service that allows applicants for H-1B visas to speed through the process in just 15 days.
The program’s suspension comes as the Trump Administration considers wider changes to the H-1B visa system, although no details have been offered about what those changes might entail. In a press release about the change, US Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) say the suspension is temporary and that it could last up to six months.

The goal is to “process long-pending petitions.”
The “premium processing service” cost employers $1,225 in addition to other required H-1B fees.
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