Real Estate Group Says USCIS Wrongly Classified UK Hire

Law360, New York (September 1, 2016, 6:19 PM ET) — The Utah Life Real Estate Group argued Wednesday in federal court that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services wrongly classified a worker from the U.K. as being unqualified for an H-1B nonimmigrant visa, saying the position of marketing analyst is specialized and complex.

The Layton, Utah-based real estate company argued that the USCIS California Service Center should not have denied U.K. citizen Amber May Sheldon’s visa petition because the company’s offered position of marketing analyst is a “specialty occupation” and Sheldon’s master’s degree particularly qualifies her as…

Source: Law360