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U.S. Considering Possible H-1B Quota for Indian Nationals

The U.S. is apparently considering imposing a percentage cap on H-1B visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally. It appears that India would be the first victim of such a policy, if it were ever promulgated. The threat comes in the wake of heightened tensions between the two countries, particularly over[…]

H1b FY 2015 Cap Met- Random Selection Coming Soon- no date yet.

USCIS announced today that the quota has been met and a random selection process to be held soon.  However, we are not told the date on which the random selection (also known as the lottery!) will be held. We also do not have information about the total number of petitions received yet. We will keep[…]

H1b processing delay update

Copied from AILA SCOPS Practice Alert: H-1B Processing Update – USCIS Is Trying Cite as “AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 12090443 (posted Sep. 4, 2012)” The AILA Service Center Operations (SCOPS) liaison committee expressed concern to USCIS that the significant delays in adjudicating cap-subject H-1B petitions at the two service centers will cause disruptions for employers[…]