Posts Tagged ‘H-1B’

FY 2013 H-1Bs Going, Going, Gone

On June 11, 2012, USCIS received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the cap for FY 2013. On June 7, 2012, USCIS also received more than 20,000 H-1B petitions on behalf of persons exempt from the cap under the advanced degree exemption. USCIS will reject petitions subject to the cap going forward. USCIS continues […]

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H-1Bs Almost Gone

USCIS updated its count of FY2013 cap-subject H-1B petitions & advanced degree cap-exempt petitions receipted. As of 6/1/12, nearly 55,600 H-1B cap-subject petitions were receipted. Additionally, USCIS has receipted 18,700 H-1B petitions for aliens with advanced degrees. This leaves less than 10,000 regular H-1Bs and less than 7,000 advanced degree H-1Bs. Anyone contemplating filing for […]

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Government Moves To Encourage Highly Skilled International Workers

The U.S. has a long history of welcoming highly skilled workers. Last week, Sect Napolitano outlined a new policy intended to make it easier for highly skilled immigrants to start and grow companies and create jobs. The policy includes clarifying that immigrant entrepreneurs may obtain an EB-2 immigrant visa and may qualify for a National […]

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