USCIS Completes the H-1B Lottery for FY2018!

USCIS announced that on April 11, 2017 it used a computer-generated random selection process (lottery) to select enough petitions to meet the 65,000 general-category cap and the 20,000 cap under the advanced degree exemption for FY2018. USCIS will reject and return...

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USCIS Reaches FY2017 H-1B Cap

Today USCIS announced that it has reached the FY2017 H-1B cap. They will use a computer-generated process, also known as the lottery, to randomly select the petitions needed to meet the general category (65,000 H-1B visas) and advanced degree exemption (20,000...

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H-1B Season Is Upon Us!

Those U.S. employers interested in on-boarding foreign national workers in the H-1B specialty occupation category starting October 1, 2016, may file their H-1B petitions 6 months prior to the October 1st start date, on April 1, 2016.  There is an annual quota of...

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