Tag: h-1b visas

February 22, 2021

How to Prepare for the H-1B Cap Lottery

Employers who plan to hire or retain potential H-1B employees should prepare now for the H-1B cap registration period (“H-1B Cap Lottery”), which runs from March 9 through March 25, 2021.  Registrants who are selected will have the opportunity to apply for an H-1B visa between April 1, 2021 and June 30, 2021.   USCIS intends […]

March 07, 2016

USCIS Tests New Program to Speed Up and Reduce Costs of Visa Applications

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently launched the Known Employer pilot program to test a modified process for employers seeking to hire certain workers through employment-based visa categories. The Known Employer pilot is expected to reduce paperwork, costs, and delays in the processing visa applications such as H-1B, L-1, and green card applications […]