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All Cap-Subject petitions

All Cap-Subject petitions

All cap subject petitions have been selected for Fiscal Year 2019 H-1B. USCIS will return the ones that were not selected. One more year, the number of applications received exceeded significantly the number of visas granted. This creates issues for companies trying...
H-1B petitions filed

H-1B petitions filed

H-1B petitions filed One week ago, on April 11, USCIS announced that they used a computer-generated random selection process to select enough H-1B petitions to meet the congressionally-mandated cap and the U.S. advanced degree exemption, known as the master’s cap, for...

Skilled immigration

We thought that President Trump had moved on from the immigration issue based on the battle over tariffs. He is busy with that now. But that doesn’t mean that Trump has no effect on immigration. Through a combination of executive actions and rhetoric, the president is...

Has your petition been chosen?

On April 7, 2017, USCIS announced that it received enough H-1B petitions to reach the cap of 65,000 visas for fiscal year (FY) 2018. USCIS has also received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the U.S. advanced degree exemption, also known as the master’s...

H-1B cap Reached Once again

U.S. employers are fighting for the chance to hire skilled foreign workers, but unsurprisingly once again, the annual H-1B cap was reached within five business days. USCIS began accepting H-1B petitions on April 3, 2017 and by April 7, USCIS announced that it had...