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Articles Tagged: H-1B visa

It is H-1B Season! Do Not Delay! The Deadline to File is April 1, 2015

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Do you have a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent? Will you be working in a specialty occupation? Will you be earning a wage? The H-1B visa has an annual numerical limit, or cap, of 65,000 visas each fiscal year. Cap numbers are often used up very quickly, so it is important to plan in advance […]

USCIS Continues to Accept FY 2012 H-1B Petitions

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released April 8, 2011 WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced it continues to accept H-1B nonimmigrant petitions that are subject to the fiscal year (FY) 2012 cap. The agency began accepting these petitions on April 1, 2011. USCIS is monitoring the number of petitions received that count toward the congressionally mandated annual H-1B […]

H-1B Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Cap Season

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The H-1B Program U.S. businesses use the H-1B program to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialized fields, such as scientists, engineers, or computer programmers. For more information about the H-1B program, click here for H-1B Specialty Occupation Visa. How USCIS Determines if an H-1B Petition is Subject […]

April 1: Time to File Your H-1B Visa Applications

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What does April 1, the beginning of H-1B Season, mean? Due to the recent AAO decision, many previously cap-exempt employers are expected to request H-1B visa numbers for their employees.  We anticipate that this will drive demand for the limited number of H-1B visas, and the H-1B cap will be reached significantly earlier this year […]