Articles Tagged with cap season 2015

Now that the H-1B cases have been filed, we are anxiously waiting to get the news from USCIS on the cap count.

Last year, USCIS announced on April 5 that it received approximately 124,000 H-1B petitions during the five day filing period, including petitions filed for the advanced degree exemption. Then, on April 7, 2013, USCIS used a computer-generated random selection process (commonly known as a “lottery”) to select for processing a sufficient number of petitions needed to meet the caps of 65,000 for the general category and 20,000 under the advanced degree exemption limit.

What to Expect This Year