H-1B CAP

USCIS Announces Third Round of H-1B Lottery Selections for FY 2022

On Nov 19th, USCIS announced that they will be conducting a third round of selections from the previously submitted second round of H-1B registrations from July 2021. The new filing period will begin on November 22nd and will close on February 23, 2022.

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USCIS Announces Second Round of H-1B Lottery Selections for FY 2022

On July 29th, USCIS announced that they will be conducting a second round of selections from the previously submitted H-1B registrations from March 2021. The new filing period will begin on August 2nd and will close on November 3rd.

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Proclamation Expanded to Include Work Visas Until End of Year

On June 22nd, President Trump announced an expansion of his Executive Order on immigration from April 22nd that extends the suspension of green cards to new immigrants abroad, and will also halt the entry of temporary work visas in the H-1B, H-4, H-2B, L-1, L-2 and J categories through the end of the year.

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AILA Guidance on Presidential Proclamation Expansion

Since the first Presidential Proclamation was issued on April 22, 2020, we have been waiting to understand what a possible expansion would look like for the non-immigrant visa program. While nothing is confirmed, here is some information from the American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA").

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H-1B Lottery Selection: Breaking Down the Math

H-1B lottery results are in for this year. We break down the odds based on industry data released by USCIS.

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Be Ready for the H-1B Lottery: USCIS’ New Proposed Process

With the H-1B lottery season quickly approaching, we want to outline USCIS’ new proposed process and ensure that you have all the information to make the best choices for your company and employees.

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