In March 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) conducted an initial random selection on properly submitted electronic registrations for the fiscal year (FY) 2024 H-1B cap, including for beneficiaries eligible for the advanced degree exemption. The initial filing period for those with selected registrations for FY 2024 was from April 1, 2023, through June 30, 2023.

USCIS recently announced the need to select additional registrations to reach the FY 2024 H-1B numerical allocations. We now have randomly selected, from the remaining FY 2024 registrations properly submitted, a sufficient number of registrations projected as needed to reach the cap. We have notified all prospective petitioners with selected registrations from … Read more “FY 2024 H-1B Registration Update”

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) stated on January 28, 2022, that the registration period for Fiscal Year 2023 will begin on March 1, 2022, 12nn EST and end on March 18, 2022, 12nn EST. Employers can register prospective employees via the USCIS online H-1B registration system during this 18-day period, either directly or through their representatives.

The H-1B visa program allows US employers to hire foreign workers for a limited time in occupations that require the theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge as well as a bachelor’s degree or higher in the specified specialty or its equivalent. Congress has set aside 65,000 visas for … Read more “H-1B cap season is quickly approaching!”