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-1B Cap Might be Reached Soon

May 31, 2012

USCIS started accepting H-1B petitions subject to the numerical caps starting on April 2, 2012. The number of H-1B petitions submitted subject to the general cap as of May 25 was 48,400 counting toward the 65,000 cap. The number of H-1B petitions subject to the advanced degree cap was 17,500 counting toward the 20,000 cap…

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ATTENTION: New Non-immigrant Visa Fees / Neue Visumantragsgebühren

April 17, 2012

For visa applications submitted on or after April 13, 2012 the U.S. Department of State has established a new visa application fee schedule: The application fee for B-1/B-2 (visitor for business/pleasure), J (exchange visitor), F (student), M (non-academic student), I (foreign press media representative visa) and C-1/D (transit and crewmember) visas is $160. The application…

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Update on FY 2013 H-1B Petitions

April 12, 2012

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced it continues to accept H-1B nonimmigrant petitions that are subject to the fiscal year (FY) 2013 cap. The agency began accepting these petitions on April 2, 2012. USCIS has received approximately 17,400 H-1B petitions counting toward the 65,000 cap, and approximately 8,200 petitions toward the 20,000 cap…

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