Fiscal Year 2015 H-1B Filings

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A reminder that filings requesting an H-1B number for Fiscal Year 2015 (beginning October 1, 2014) can be submitted to USCIS starting April 1, 2014.  For the past several years, H-1B numbers – capped annually at 65,000 – have disappeared within days of the April 1st date – leaving employers and potential employees with few options.  Employers looking to hire new H-1B workers in the new fiscal year should begin the process now to put themselves in a position to file their new H-1B petitions on April 1, 2014.

Topics:  Filing Requirements, H-1B, Immigrants, USCIS, Visas

Published In: Immigration Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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