MAY 2017 VISA BULLETIN ISSUED
The Department of State (DOS) has issued its May 2017 Visa Bulletin. For the categories that are not current, there continues to be slow advancement for EB-2 and EB-3 categories. Notably, EB-2 India has made no advancement since the April 2017 Visa Bulletin.
EB-1-Worldwide: Priority dates are current
H-1B CAP FOR FY2018 REACHED
On April 7, 2017, USCIS announced that the H-1B Cap for fiscal year 2018 had been reached. What this means is that USCIS received over 65,000 petitions for the congressionally mandated regular visa cap and over 20,000 petitions for the congressionally mandated advanced degree exemption cap.