WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on April 7, that it has received a sufficient number of H- 1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year (FY) 2015. USCIS has also received more than the limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the U. S. advanced degree exemption.
Before running a random selection process, USCIS will complete initial intake for all filings received during the filing period which ended today. Due to the high number of petitions, USCIS is not yet able to announce the date on which it will conduct the random selection process.
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Topics: H-1B, USCIS, Visa Caps, Visas
Published In: Immigration Updates, Labor & Employment Updates
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