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Annual Cap of 85,000 Visas Reached in Five Days

As expected, the H1B visa annual lottery has reached the annual cap for FY 2019 in only five days with the petitions submitted thus far.  The 85,000 visas include 20,000 ...

  • May 9th, 2018
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H1B Visa Update: News and Developments

The H1B visa program continues in full force, with a few trends that continue to illustrate how administration of the program is shifting, along with participation and enforcement of regulations. ...

  • May 7th, 2018
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Does the Type of Industry / Sponsor Increase Your Chances of an H1B Visa?

One of the questions that H1B visa applicants may have is whether the sponsor’s business influences the award of an H1B visa.  This is one area that applicants actually have ...

  • April 11th, 2018
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The H1B Visa in FY2019: Zero Tolerance Policy in Following Regulations

As the FY2019 H1B visa lottery season kicks off, indications are that the USCIS will have a ‘zero tolerance’ policy toward errors, lack of documentation and any attempts to circumvent ...

  • April 9th, 2018
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Premium Processing for H1B Visas Suspended Again

In a move similar to last year, the USCIS has suspended premium processing for H1B visa petitions, right before the April 2 lottery date for 2018.  The suspension is expected ...

  • March 28th, 2018
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Can an H1B Visa be transferred or changed between workers or companies?

A question that may come up for H1B visa sponsors is how flexible the visa is, if for some reason the original foreign worker hired does not work out, needs ...

  • March 14th, 2018
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