Category: H1-B

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

US Reaches H-1B Cap for FY2023

On 23 August 2022, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has received a sufficient number of applications to reach the congressionally mandated 65,000 H-1B regular cap and the 20,000 H-1B advanced-degree exemption, known as the master’s cap, for the fiscal year 2023. The H-1B visa programme is the most sought-after work visa…
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US Conducts Historic Third H-1B Lottery for 2022

In a move not seen since the introduction of the electronic H-1B registration process, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) had to hold a third lottery in order to meet the required number of candidates.  The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require…
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USA: Biden Reverses US Work Visa Ban

US President Joe Biden has revoked the controversial US work visa ban imposed under the previous administration. President Joe Biden said that “it does not advance the interests of the United States.” Former President Trump ordered a ban on US employment-based visas shortly after the coronavirus outbreak, on the grounds that it would protect the…
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US H-1B Visa Update: Lottery System and Visa Registration for 2022

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise. The technology companies such as Google, Apple and Facebook depend on this immigration route to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China.  The United…
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US Immigration Overhaul: Citizenship Act of 2021

US President Joe Biden has introduced new legislation to reform immigration policies, which intends to increase the number of international specialists in the United States. President Biden new legislation would help international specialists eventually gain US citizenship, and would enable to roughly 11 million undocumented immigrants who live in the United States to do the…
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