USCIS ran the FY 2018 H-1B cap lottery for the 199,000 received Petitions

//USCIS ran the FY 2018 H-1B cap lottery for the 199,000 received Petitions

On April 17th, 2017, USCIS announced that it ran the FY 2018 H-1B cap lottery. USCIS confirmed that it received only 199,000 H-1B cap petitions for the 85,000 available slots. This figure is a substantial decrease from FY 2017 when USCIS received 236,000 Petitions. USCIS also reiterated that it is still implementing a ban on premium processing for all H-1B Petitions.

If you have any questions on H-1B status, please contact SPS Immigration.

By | 2017-09-20T17:51:02+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Categories: H-1B|Comments Off on USCIS ran the FY 2018 H-1B cap lottery for the 199,000 received Petitions

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