Tag Archives: H-1B cap

USCIS to Begin Accepting H-1B Petitions on April 1, 2015

Our U.S. Immigration Attorneys in Los Angeles are pleased to announce that beginning on April 1, 2015 USCIS will begin accepting H-1B applications for the Fiscal Year 2016 cap. The H-1B visa program is designed for U.S. businesses to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require highly specialized knowledge and degrees in fields such […]

H-1B Cap for FY 2015 Has Been Reached!

Our Los Angeles U.S. Immigration lawyers have just learned that USCIS has reached the H-1B statutory cap. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced yesterday that they have received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions for the fiscal year of 2015. The limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the U.S. advanced degree exemption has […]

USCIS Will Begin Accepting H-1B Petitions for Fiscal Year 2015 on April 1, 2014

USCIS will start accepting H-1B temporary skilled worker visa petitions subject to the fiscal year 2015 cap beginning on April 1, 2014. Cases will be considered accepted only on the date that USCIS receives a properly filed petition with the correct filing fee, rather than the date that the petition is postmarked. If you have […]

H-2B Cap Count Hits Half Way Mark

The H-2B Non-Agricultural Temporary Worker Program allows U.S. employers to bring Foreign Nationals to the United States to fill temporary non-agricultural jobs. Our experienced U.S. immigration attorneys have successfully helped hundreds of employers and nonimmigrant workers obtain H-2B and H-1B status. Based in Los Angeles, we can provide assistance across the country and around the […]

FY2014 H-1B Cap Cases Receipt Notice Update

USCIS Service Center Operations indicated that as of Friday, May 10th all data entry was completed and receipt notices have been sent out to applicants. Rejection notices have also been sent out and USCIS advises to allow until the end of May for delivery of receipt/rejection notices.

Reports of Non-Cap Form I-129 Receipts Taking 30 Days or More

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) members are reporting that the National Customer Service Center (NCSC) has indicated that non-cap H-1B and other Form I-129 receipting is taking 30 days or more. AILA Liaison is raising the reported delay in receipting with service centers and Service Center Operations at USCIS HQ. Watch InfoNet for more details. […]