CIS Will Likely Need Until The End of May to Sort Out Accepted and Rejected H-1B Cap Cases

In recent alerts, we have informed clients that the H-1B Caps had been reached and the lottery had been held, provided a FAQ in regards to the H-1B Cap, and provided an alert describing the H-1B caps and provided an overview of eligibility for the status. At a recent conference, an official at the U.S. …

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H-1B Cap for 2014 Reached in First Week

On April 5, 2013, the Citizenship and Immigration Services (“CIS”) announced that for the first time since 2008, the “Regular” and “U.S. Master’s Degree” H-1B caps for the 2014 fiscal year had been reached during the first week that they were available.  More information regarding the H-1B Caps can be found in our March Immigration …

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Frequently Asked Questions on the H-1B Cap

By: Grant Godfrey MBBP recently sent an Immigration Alert that the FY 2014 H-1B season will open on April 1st, allowing companies to sponsor foreign nationals for new H-1B “specialty worker” visas, and cautioned employers that this year’s H-1B Cap numbers could be reached within weeks, if not days of the cap opening up. The …

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