Reminder: H-1B Filing Season Approaching

February 27, 2012

USCIS will start accepting petitions for H-1B visas on Monday, April 2, 2012, with employment commencing October 1, 2012, at the earliest. This date marks the beginning of fiscal year 2013. U.S. businesses use the H-1B program to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialized fields, such as…

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USCIS Reaches Fiscal Year 2012 H-1B Cap

November 30, 2011

WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced last week that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 for fiscal year (FY) 2012. USCIS is notifying the public that Nov. 22, 2011, was the final receipt date for new H-1B specialty occupation petitions requesting an…

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H-1B Visa-Kontingent noch nicht ausgeschöpft

July 18, 2011

Die amerikanische Einwanderungsbehörde USCIS gab letzte Woche bekannt, dass weiterhin H-1B Visaanträge für das Steuerjahr 2012 (Oktober 2011 – September 2012) eingereicht werden können. Die seit dem 1. April laufende Frist zur Einreichung der Anträge läuft solange, bis die Obergrenzen von 65.000 Anträgen für ein H-1B Visum bzw. 20.000 Anträgen für das „H-1B Masters Exemptions“…

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USCIS Continues to Accept FY 2012 H-1B Petitions

April 14, 2011

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on April 8 announced it continues to accept H-1B nonimmigrant petitions that are subject to the fiscal year (FY) 2012 cap. The agency began accepting these petitions on April 1, 2011. USCIS is monitoring the number of petitions received that count toward the congressionally mandated annual H-1B cap of…

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