USCIS Not Feeling the “VIBE” for H-1B RFE’s

For those employers in Columbus, Ohio who take advantage of the H-1B visa program, you will be pleased to know that USCIS has revised the VIBE (Validation Instrument for Business Enterprises) RFE to remove language that suggested petitioners update or create a record with Dun & Bradstreet (D&B). The RFE now directs petitioners to the USCIS VIBE website which provides further instructions for petitioners to update their information.

This news is welcome relief to those USCIS “solicitation” boiler plate RFE’s effectively admonishing employers to purchase D&B products or services. The hard of AILA has without a doubt helped to make this change possible.