New H1B Visa Rule Will Change the Annual Lottery for Employers

The USCIS has just announced a rule change that will significantly impact how H1B petitions are submitted for the annual lottery.  It will involve pre-registration by employers and change the ...

  • December 11th, 2018
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The H1B Visa Lottery: Summary of Case Status Notices

If you are waiting to hear about your H1B visa petition and whether it was selected in the lottery, then you may be curious about the notices you will receive ...

  • June 20th, 2018
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Was Your H1B Visa Petition Selected in This Year’s Lottery?

With all of the uncertainty surrounding the future of the H1B visa program, it is easy to lose sight of the fact that this year’s lottery proceeded as usual and ...

  • June 10th, 2017
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White House Briefing Singles Out IT Firms for H1B Abuse

Following on the heels of President Trump’s executive order on H1B visa reform, a White House briefing on the program gave a scathing review of Indian IT outsourcing firms.  While ...

  • April 26th, 2017
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No Changes Pending to Current H1B Visa Lottery System

Despite the wave of H1B visa reform legislation that is pending, and the strong rhetoric of the Trump administration, the H1B visa lottery for 2018 petitions appears to be unfolding ...

  • March 21st, 2017
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Understanding the H1B Visa Lottery

Each year there are far more petitions submitted for H1B visas than can be issued, since there is an annual cap on the number of H1B visas given to foreign ...

  • November 21st, 2016
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