Tag: H-1B Physicians

March 29, 2016

H-1B Lottery

USCIS confirmed to AILA that standard procedures will apply for the FY2017 lottery: If more than enough H-1Bs are received during the first 5 business days in April, a random lottery will be conducted for petitions received during that time period for first the master’s and then the regular cap. As it does each year, […]

June 05, 2015

New Worksite for H-1B Employees

The USCIS Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) issued a decision regarding H-1B visas that affects employees’ status and ability to work. According to the AAO, employers are required to file an H-1B amended petition before placing an H-1B employee at a new worksite. In compliance with the AAO decision, the USCIS released a guidance stating that […]