USCIS Is Still Accepting H-1B Petitions


Yesterday, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced that the annual cap of 65,000 new H-1B visas has not yet been met and that it is continuing to accept new H-1B petitions. To date, USCIS has only received approximately 42,000 petitions to be processed under the new H-1B cap, plus approximately 20,000 additional petitions filed under the special cap for foreign workers with an advanced degree from a U.S. academic institution.

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