Master CAP has been Reached For H-1B Petitions
The desire to get a H-1B has grown immensely this fiscal year, with over 233,000 petitions! Although the USCIS will only allow 65,000 foreign nationals to be issued a H-1B status each fiscal year. This Visa would allow foreign workers in occupations that require highly specialized knowledge in fields such as science, engineering, and computer programming to work in the USA. The VISA would allow the individual to stay in the USA for a duration of three years but could be extendable to six based on their situation.
USCIS will continue to accept and process petitions filed to:
- Extend the amount of time a current H-1B worker may remain in the United States;
- Change the terms of employment for current H-1B workers;
- Allow current H-1B workers to change employers; and
- Allow current H-1B workers to work concurrently in a second H-1B position.
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