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It’s late-January, and now it’s time to turn our attention to the upcoming H-1B filing season. Each year new H-1B visas are limited by quota to 65,000, plus an additional 20,000 for candidates who hold advanced degrees from U.S. universities. Because the quota will be reached in the first week […]

Companies are still banking on using foreign-born employees for technology jobs in San Antonio, though there were fewer H-1B requests on file for roles to start from June through December, federal records show. In San Antonio, the number of labor certification applications, filed by employers and staffing agencies dropped since […]

U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that the CIS received 190,098 FY-2019 H-1B petitions during the filing period from April 2 – 6, 2018. This total number includes 94,213 filed under the Regular Cap and 95,885 filed under the Master’s Cap.  The annual H-1B quota is 85,000, which includes […]