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September 2017 Visa Bulletin

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Department of State released the September 2017 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.Read More


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USCIS to Resume H-1B Premium Processing for Certain Cap-Exempt Petitions

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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on July 24th, 2017, that it will resume premium processing for certain cap-exempt H-1B petitions effective immediately. The H-1B visa has an annual cap of 65,000 visas each fiscal year. Additionally, there is an annual “master’s cap” of 20,000 petitions filed for beneficiaries with a U.S. master’s degree or higher.

Premium processing will resume for petitions that may be exempt from the cap if the H-1B petitioner is:Read More


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August 2017 Visa Bulletin

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Department of State released the August 2017 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.Read More


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USCIS Resumes H-1B Premium Processing for Physicians under the Conrad 30 Waiver Program

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that starting Monday, June 26, the agency will resume premium processing for all H-1B petitions filed for medical doctors under the Conrad 30 Waiver program, as well as interested government agency waivers.

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July 2017 Visa Bulletin

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Department of State released the July 2017 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.Read More


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June 2017 Visa Bulletin

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Department of State released the June 2017 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.Read More


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USCIS Completes the H-1B Cap Random Selection Process for FY 2018

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USCIS announced on April 7, 2017, that it has received enough H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 visas for fiscal year (FY) 2018. USCIS has also received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the U.S. advanced degree exemption, also known as the master’s cap.    

USCIS received 199,000 H-1B petitions during the filing period, which began April 3, including petitions filed for the advanced degree exemption.Read More


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USCIS Reached FY 2018 H-1B Cap on April 7, 2017

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On April 7th, 2017, USCIS announced that it has reached the 65,000 H-1B visa Regular Cap and the 20,000 visa H-1B Masters Cap for the 2018 Fiscal Year.

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May 2017 Visa Bulletin

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Department of State released the May 2017 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.Read More


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April 2017 Visa Bulletin

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Department of State released the April 2017 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.Read More


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