H-1B Fiscal Year Dates Released

USCIS will begin accepting H-1B petitions for the FY 2017 cap on April 1, 2016.  Congress has set the H-1B cap for the 2017 fiscal year and the regular cap number remains at 65,000, and 20,000 visas will be available for the H-1B Masters exemption (higher education)...

H-1B Visa Overview and Process

WHAT IS H-1B VISA The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa. It gives U.S. employers the opportunity to provide temporary positions to foreign workers in specialty occupations. A foreign worker must possess a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in the specialty field. Notably,...

H-1B Filing Period Approaching

On April 1, 2015, the H-1B filing period will start.  USCIS will begin accepting petitions for H-1B with a start date of no earlier than October 1, 2015. Our attorneys here at Elkhalil Law encourage you to start the process as early as possible to get all your...