Tag Archives: H1B Visa

The USCIS Returns Unselected H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions For Fiscal Year 2020

According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: USCIS has completed data entry for all fiscal year 2020 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in their computer-generated random selection process, including those selected under the U.S. advanced degree exemption. As in previous years, they will now begin returning all H-1B cap-subject petitions that they did not select… Read More »

H1B Visa Extension

H1B visa status can be initially permitted for up to three years, and can further be extended for another three years. According to USCIS regulations, a foreign worker under the H1B visa status can remain in the U.S. for a maximum amount of six years. After that time, the individual must remain outside the United… Read More »

H-1B Visa Transfer Premium Processing

H-1B holders can expedite the transfer process through premium processing. Premium processing will be able to provide a USCIS decision within 15 calendar days for a fee of $1,225. However, it is important to note that premium processing does not guarantee that your transfer petition will be accepted. It only speeds up the processing time… Read More »

The Timeline Of The H-1B Cap

It’s no secret, the H-1B visa is one of the most popular visas available. When you look at the relatively simple eligibility requirements, the long duration of stay, and the visa’s portability, it’s easy to see why this is the case. However, one of the major impediments to obtaining this visa is the H-1B cap.… Read More »

H1B visa Update: US Says All Unselected Petitions Returned

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services today said that it has returned all the petitions of H1-B visas, popular among Indian IT professionals, that were not selected in the computer-generated lottery system in April. The H1-B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical… Read More »

What Are The H-1B Filing Tips

Take a look at these helpful tips for filing your petition correctly and maximizing your chances of selection. 1. Timing is Key Because the USCIS began last year’s season by accepting petitions on April 1st, it is important to keep in mind that timing is everything when filing. If you haven’t started gathering the necessary… Read More »