As employers began filing H-1b lottery cases for FY 2020 last week, the USCIS launched the H-1b Data Hub, designed to provide the public information regarding employer filings including approval and denial rates. It is hoped that the accuracy of the data improves quickly. A survey of 10 of our client’s records revealed gross mis-reporting of the number of filings, number of approvals, number of denials, and NAICS codes. The data hub is a great idea but, without accurate data, one may as well be getting your news from Facebook memes !