The 2021 H-1B Visa Applications

March 1, 2021

  2021 H-1B Visa Applications What is an H-1B Visa? The H-1B visa is an employment-based, temporary work, non-immigrant visa. This visa offers companies the opportunity to bring highly-skilled, credentialed foreign citizens into the U.S. for employment in a specialty occupation for up to 6 years. After the H-1B expires, the visa holder can reapply.…

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H-1 B Lottery

April 11, 2013

On April 7, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) conducted a computer-generated random lottery of the entire H-1B cap for FY 2014 petitions received from April 1 – April 5, 2013. The agency received approximately 124,000 H-1B petitions during the filing period, including petitions filed for the advanced degree exemption. According to the agency,…

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