In a March 16 announcement, USCIS indicated it expects to receive more H-1B visa cap cases than then 65,000 visas allotted for FY2017. USCIS indicated it will […]
H-1B Series: I’m Currently Enrolled in a US Master’s Degree Program But Will Not Finish Until May 2017. Should I Apply for the Master’s Cap in 2017 Since I Will be Finished Before October 1?
I’m currently enrolled in a US master’s degree program but will not finish until May 2017. Should I apply for the Master’s cap in 2015 […]
H-1B Series – Can You Increase Your Odds of Getting Accepted in the Lottery if You File Using Premium Processing?
During H-1B cap season we hear lots of rumors about the idea that filing an H-1B cap case by using premium processing will increase […]
According to reports we have received from members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has acknowledged the […]
H-1B Series: When Should We Expect to Receive Receipt Notices for Cases Accepted in the H-1B Cap Lottery?
We normally start receiving Receipt Notices for cases accepted for processing in the H-1B Cap during the third week of April. Rejected cases don’t normally […]
H-1B Series: Is It Possible to Use a Start Date Later Than October 1 for an H-1B Filed in the H-1B Cap Lottery?
Is it possible to use a start date later than October 1 for an H-1B filed in the H-1B cap lottery?
This is an interesting […]
H-1B Series: Does Any Time I Spent in the US on an H-4 Visa Count Toward My Six Year Limit on an H-1B?
Does any time I spent in the US on an H-4 visa count toward my six year limit on an H-1B?
No. H-1B visa petition […]
We have started receiving reports that some US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the US Canadian border have begun refusing to issue […]
A US federal court has ruled that USCIS is not required to process H-1B visas petitions on a first-come, first-serve basis or create a […]
H-1B Series: When Can a Person Currently on an H-4 Visa Start Working Once Their H-1B Cap Petition is Approved?
When can a person currently in the US on an H-4 visa start working once their H-1B cap petition has been approved? Approval of the […]