H-1B Visas

When Will I Know for Sure Whether or Not I Have Been Picked in the 2016 H-1B Lottery? Don’t Panic Yet if Your Friends Have Receipt Notices and You Don’t

Even though Receipt 2016 Notices for H-1B Cap cases that have been picked in the lottery should start rolling in any day now (the […]

2016 H-1B Cap Premium Processing Receipt Notices Have Started to Roll In

We have started to receive Receipt Notices for 2016 H-1B Cap Cases which were filed under Premium Processing but we haven’t received any for […]

USCIS Announces H-1B Cap Case Premium Processing Will Begin on April 27th

USCIS has announced that on April 27, 2015, it will begin premium processing for cap-subject H-1B petitions requesting premium processing, including petitions seeking an exemption for individuals […]

The Kind of Record You Don’t Really Want to See

Sometimes we like to report new records and sometimes we don’t. Unfortunately, the number of H-1B cap cases filed in April of this year […]

USCIS Has Announced It Received 233,000 H-1B Petitions This Year; Lottery Was Conducted On Monday, April 13th

USCIS has announced it has received nearly 233,000 H-1B petitions during the 2016 H-1B cap filing period, which began April 1st, including petitions filed […]

USCIS Has Announced the 2016 H-1B Cap Has Been Met and a Lottery Will Be Held

USCIS has just released the following statement:

WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has reached the congressionally mandated H-1B cap for fiscal year (FY) […]

Today is the Last Day USICS Will Accept 2016 H-1B Cap Cases – When Will We Know if the Cap Has Been Met, And Which Cases Have Been Accepted for the Lottery?

Today, April 7th, is the last day USCIS will accept 2016 H-1B cap cases. We should know late today or tomorrow morning whether the […]

Is There Any Chance There Won’t be an H-1B Cap Lottery This year?

I’d say the chances of there not being an H-1B lottery this year are exactly ZERO!

In 2014, USCIS received more than 170,000 petitions for 85,000 […]

What is the Absolute Deadline for Filing a 2016 H-1B Cap Case?

Now that April 1 is upon us, the obvious question is, what is the last date on which you can submit an H-1B petition […]

H-1B Series: I Currently Work for an H-1B Cap Subject Employer. Do I Have to Go in the Lottery Again to Get an H-1B for a Second, Part-Time, Job?

I currently work for an H-1B cap subject employer. Do I have to go through the lottery again to get an H-1B visa for […]