Category: H-1B Visas

  • Categories

  • Archive

  • Search

January 31, 2024
Beata Leja

It’s Time for the H-1B Lottery & New Rule Promises to Improve Odds of Selection This Year!

It is that time of the year again where U.S. employers consider which of their current or prospective employees should be registered towards the FY2025 H-1B lottery occurring in March 2024. Unlike previous years, USCIS just announced a new beneficiary...

December 26, 2023
Tahreem Kalam

Long Awaited Stateside Visa Stamping Is Here, But Not Without Limitations.

Certain H-1B non-immigrants will soon be eligible to apply for visa stamping within the U.S. On December 21, 2023 the U.S. Department of States (“DOS”) announced the anticipated pilot program to resume visa stamping within the United States for limited...

December 04, 2023
Chandni Shah

Recent increase in FDNS site visits

What is a USCIS FDNS Site Visit? A USCIS Fraud Detection and National Security Directorate (FDNS) site visit is intended to ensure compliance with immigration regulations and verify information pertaining to the most recent immigration filing. These site visits can...

October 31, 2023
Amanda Rizzo

Is the H-1B Program About to Get Better? New Proposed Regulations Could Improve the Odds of Getting Selected in the Lottery.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a proposed amendment to the H-1B regulations on October 23, 2023. The changes are meant to modernize and add flexibility to the H-1B program. Alejandro N. Mayorkas, the Secretary of Homeland Security, introduced...

FAQs on Maintaining H-1B or L Status while Using Advance Parole (AP) and Employment Authorization Document (EAD) after Filing for Adjustment of Status

Are you a temporary H-1B or L worker who has filed for adjustment of status to receive your long-awaited green card? Congratulations! Once you have received your Advance Parole (AP) and Employment Authorization Document (EAD), you are probably puzzled whether...

July 27, 2023
Beata Leja

USCIS Announces Plans to Conduct 2nd H-1B Lottery!!

On July 27, 2023, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it plans to conduct a 2nd H-1B lottery this year. USCIS received a record 780,884 H-1B registrations this year, but concluded that more than half were submitted...

May 03, 2023
Chandni Shah

Is This a Joke? This Year’s H-1B Lottery Defies Logic & Requires Congressional Reform.

U.S. employers have benefitted from the H-1B visa program since 1990, allowing them to recruit and hire temporary foreign talent in “specialty occupations” which require at least bachelor’s degree or higher. This year’s H-1B lottery, however, reached the highest number...

March 28, 2023
Beata Leja

USCIS Announces Selections for 1st Round of FY 2024 H-1B Lottery

On March 27, 2023, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it had completed the selection process for the Fiscal Year 2024 H-1B cap lottery and that all employers for whom an H-1B was selected have been notified....


Left Fields
Middle Fields
Right Fields
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Sign Up for Our

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.