USCIS Reaches FY 2020 H-1B Regular Cap Apr05

USCIS Reaches FY 2020 H-1B Regular Cap

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it has received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the congressionally-mandated 65,000 H-1B regular cap for fiscal year 2020. USCIS will then determine if it has received a sufficient number of petitions to meet the 20,000 H-1B U.S. master's cap....

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USCIS Completes FY 2020 H-1B Cap Selection Process and Reaches Master’s Cap Apr12

USCIS Completes FY 2020 H-1B Cap Selection Process and Reaches Master’s Cap

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it has completed the fiscal year (FY) 2020 H-1B Cap selection process and has reached the number for the U.S. advanced degree exemption, also known as the master's cap. On April 10, USCIS used a computer-generated random selection process to select e...

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More Information on the FY 2020 H-1B Cap Selection Apr18

More Information on the FY 2020 H-1B Cap Selection

As mentioned in a , the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) completed the fiscal year (FY) 2020 H-1B Cap selection process and reached the number for the U.S. advanced degree exemption, also known as the master's cap. Below, you will find some more information about the H-1B cap selection as well as next steps ...

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USCIS Completes Data Entry of FY 2020 H-1B Cap Subject Petitions May24

USCIS Completes Data Entry of FY 2020 H-1B Cap Subject Petitions

USCIS has completed data entry for all fiscal year (FY) 2020 H-1B cap-subject petitions that were selected in the computer-generated random selection process. USCIS will begin returning all H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not selected and will issue an announcement once they are done notifying petitioners. USCIS may also tran...

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Proposed H-1B Cap Registration Fee Currently Under Federal Review Jun28

Proposed H-1B Cap Registration Fee Currently Under Federal Review

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has submitted a proposal to impose a fee on employers who register for the H-1B cap starting next year. Under current rules, an employer that submits an H-1B cap petition is subject to the following fees: Form I-129 filing fee: $460 H-1B Training and Education Fee:...

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USCIS Completes Return of Unselected H-1B Cap Petitions for FY 2020 Aug21

USCIS Completes Return of Unselected H-1B Cap Petitions for FY 2020

On August 15, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that it has finished returning all H-1B petitions that were unselected for the FY 2020 cap. Petitioners should receive their returned petitions with filing fee checks by August 29, 2019. Meanwhile, USCIS continues to adjudicate pending H-1B cap cas...

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DHS Proposes Registration Fee for H-1B Cap Sep05

DHS Proposes Registration Fee for H-1B Cap

On September 3, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a requiring petitioners seeking to file H-1B cap-subject petitions to pay a $10 fee for each electronic registration they submit to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). DHS is proposing this registration fee in order to recover the ...

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DHS Finalizes H-1B Cap Registration Fee Nov12

DHS Finalizes H-1B Cap Registration Fee

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has officially finalized the H-1B Cap registration fee of $10 for each H-1B registration. However, DHS has yet to announce if this $10 non-refundable registration fee will be implemented for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 cap season. According to the new rule, once the fee is implemented, ...

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