14 Apr 2014
- By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor - [email protected] - Variety News Staff
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regional media manager Marie Therese Sebrechts says 91 petitions have been denied consisting of 181 beneficiaries.
These denied petitions were part of the I-129CW extension with the same employer petitions received by USCIS through Feb. 28, 2014.
Sebrechts said that of the CW extensions or renewals, USCIS had data entered 5,334 I-129CW petitions filed by 1,488 different employers.
There were 9,063 CW1 workers sponsored on these petitions.
Of this number, 4,604 petitions were approved consisting of 7,496 beneficiaries.
As to the initial petitions from Oct. 7, 2011 through Feb. 28, 2014, Sebrechts said USCIS had data entered 6,758 I-129CW petitions filed by 1,997 different employers.
“A total of 13,096 CW1 workers are sponsored on these petitions,” she said.
She said 5,663 petitions were approved consisting of 10,997 beneficiaries.
Of these initial CW petitions, there were 798 denied petitions consisting of 1,416 beneficiaries.
For all other petitions, Sebrechts said USCIS had data entered 1,418 I-129CW petitions.
“The petitions were filed by approximately 615 different employers,” she said.
There were 2,045 CW1 workers sponsored on these petitions.
Out of this total, 966 petitions were approved consisting of 1,274 beneficiaries.
However, 152 petitions were denied consisting of 245 beneficiaries.
For more information, go to www.uscis.gov