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FY2013 H-1B Cap Count Apr 27, 2012

Filed April 30, 2012 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged , ,

Foggy Central Park, Manhattan NYC, fall 152495724As of April 27, 2012, USCIS had received approximately 29,200 FY2013 H-1B cap-subject petitions subject to the regular 65,000 cap (for beneficiaries without a US advanced degree), and approximately 12,300 FY2013 H-1B petitions subject to the 20,000 cap exemption for individuals with US advanced degrees. USCIS began accepting FY2013 H-1B petitions on April 2, 2012, and is still accepting cap-subject FY2013 H-1B petitions. more »

FY2013 H-1B Cap Update April 20, 2012

Filed April 24, 2012 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged , ,

BQE, Brooklyn to Manhattan, NYC iStock_000008583340XSmallAs of April 20, 2012, USCIS had received approximately 25,000 FY2013 H-1B cap-subject petitions subject to the regular 65,000 cap (for beneficiaries without a US advanced degree), and approximately 10,900 FY2013 H-1B petitions subject to the 20,000 cap exemption for individuals with US advanced degrees. The agency began accepting FY2013 H-1B petitions on April 2, 2012, and is still accepting cap-subject H-1B petitions. more »

FY2013 H-1B Cap Count: April 13, 2012

Filed April 17, 2012 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged , ,

Columbus Circle, NYC iStock_000003205581XSmallAs of April 13, 2012, USCIS had received approximately 20,600 FY2013 H-1B cap-subject petitions subject to the regular 65,000 cap (for beneficiaries without a US advanced degree), and approximately 9,700 FY2013 H-1B petitions subject to the 20,000 cap exemption for individuals with US advanced degrees. The agency began accepting FY2013 H-1B petitions on April 2, 2012, and is still accepting cap-subject FY2013 H-1B petitions. more »

FY2013 H-1B Cap Count: April 9, 2012

Filed April 9, 2012 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged , ,

Grand Central Station NYC iStock_000011521886XSmallAs of April 9, 2012, USCIS is still accepting cap-subject FY2013 H-1B petitions. The agency began accepting FY2013 H-1B petitions on April 2, 2012. As of April 9, 2012, USCIS had received approximately 17,400 FY2013 H-1B petitions subject to the 65,000 cap for regular petitions (for beneficiaries without a US advanced degree), and approximately 8,200 FY2013 H-1B petitions subject to the 20,000 cap exemption for individuals with US advanced degrees. more »

FY2013 H-1B Petitions Double Those Received in FY2012

Filed April 5, 2012 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged , ,

As of April 4, 2012, USCIS had received 22,323 FY2013 cap-subject H-1B petitions for employment start dates beginning October 1, 2012 (fiscal year 2013, or FY2013, begins October 1, 2012, and ends September 30, 2013). Approximately 25% of these FY2013 H-1B petitions are for H-1B beneficiaries with US advanced degrees. According to USCIS figures, the number of H-1B petitions received in the first few days of the FY2013 H-1B season is double the number of petitions received during the first week of April 2011, FY2012 (the current fiscal year 2012, which runs October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012). more »

FY2013 H-1B Filing Opens April 01, 2012

Filed March 22, 2012 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged ,

Bridge ramps NYC 146755907FY2013 H-1B filing for cap-subject petitions with an employment start date of October 01, 2012, opens on April 01, 2012. Cap-subject employers should prepare for FY2013 filing as soon as possible on or after that date for employment beginning in the coming fiscal year, as we expect to reach the FY2013 H-1B cap much more quickly than in the last few years given the apparent upturn in the US economy and probable increased demand for foreign workers. more »

US Embassy London: Limited Visa Processing Summer 2012

Filed February 17, 2012 under US Consulate and US Embassy , tagged , , ,
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Museum of Natural History, London 148307051The US Embassy London has issued a notice regarding extremely limited US Visa processing in July and August 2012 due to the Olympics in London. In addition, US Embassy London has expanded its Visa Reissuance Program to additional temporary visa categories including the H-1B visa, H-4 visa, C-1 visa, D visa, and J-1 visa. Details are below. more »

DHS Proposes Regulatory Immigration Reforms

Filed January 31, 2012 under Legislation, USCIS and DHS , tagged , , , , , , ,
US Capitol Rotunda, Washington DC, 147707780

US Capitol Rotunda, Washington DC, 147707780On January 31, 2012, DHS announced a series of regulatory immigration reforms with a view toward attracting and retaining highly skilled immigrants. more »

FY-2012 H-1B Cap Final Receipt Date

Filed December 1, 2011 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged , ,

trolley tracks, cobblestones, DUMBO, Brooklyn 95731980According to United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Service Center Operations (SCOPS), USCIS will not have a lottery for FY-2012 H-1B petitions received November 22, 2011, to determine if they will be included in the FY-2012 H-1B cap.

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FY-2012 H-1B Cap Reached

Filed November 23, 2011 in Temporary Visas, under H-1B Cap Count , tagged , ,

Tuscany brick wall, Italy 154091784The FY-2012 H-1B Cap has been reached. As of November 22, 2011, USCIS had received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the annual cap of 65,000 for fiscal year 2012 (FY2012). The final receipt date for new cap-subject FY-2012 H-1B petitions requesting an employment start date between October 01, 2011, and September 30, 2012, is November 22, 2011. more »

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