What is the H-1B program? The H-1B program allows employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in the U.S. on a nonimmigrant basis in specialty occupations or as fashion models of distinguished merit and ability. The intent of the program is to help employers who cannot otherwise obtain needed… Read More
On April 7, 2017, USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) announced that it received enough H-1B petitions to reach both the regular and the Master’s cap for fiscal year (FY) 2018. The current annual cap for the H-1B category (meaning the number of cap-subject H-1B petitions that USCIS… Read More
In an effort to reduce overall H-1B processing times, starting April 3, 2017, USCIS will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions. For more information please click here.
When filing an H-1B petition, there is a series of mistakes that might cause the petition to be rejected by USCIS before even getting to the infamous lottery. These mistakes are often overlooked and cause every year the rejection/denial of many petitions. However, they can be avoided with… Read More