Thousands of applicants get another chance as USCIS prepares to select additional H-1B registrations
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Immigration agency will continue to accept and process petitions that are otherwise exempt from the cap
Selected individuals may start filing H-1B cap-subject petitions for FY 2023 starting April 1
Initial registration opens for H-1B visas for FY 2023; USCIS to conduct a lottery if it receives enough registrations by March 18
USCIS to notify all selected registrants by March 31.
The Trump administration is reportedly considering putting a 15 percent country cap on H-1B visas.
USCIS received over 201,000 H-1B petitions, nearly 11,000 more than last year.
The report by FWD.us and Hatch Foundation says 70% of H-1B holders in Green Card backlog are considering moving to other countries.
USCIS says the two-phase approach will make the process more effective and efficient.
USCIS had earlier announced that it has temporarily suspended the premium processing of H-1B visas.