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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 […]

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that starting April 2, 2018, premium processing will be suspended for Fiscal Year 2019 cap-subject H-1B petitions, including petitions requesting an exemption for beneficiaries in positions requiring a U.S. Master’s degree or higher. USCIS indicated that the suspension may last until September 10, […]