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U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) received more than 200,000 H-1B petitions this cap season. After running both the Regular Cap lottery and the U.S. Master’s Cap lottery, the USCIS has begun issuing receipt notices. If this year is like previous years, this process will continue into June, and it will […]

On Tuesday, April 18th, President Donald J. Trump signed the Buy American and Hire American Executive Order, which sets forth his Administration’s policy to “maximize . . . the use of goods, products, and materials produced in the United States” and to “rigorously enforce and administer the laws governing entry […]

On April 17, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (CIS) announced that the CIS received 199,000 FY-2017 H-1B petitions during the filing period from April 3 – 7, 2017. On April 11th, the CIS applied the required computer-generated random selection process (“lottery”) to select petitions under both the Master’s cap […]