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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

H-1B cap of 65,000 for fiscal year (FY) 2012 has been reached

USCIS unexpectedly announced the H-1B statutory cap of 65,000 for fiscal year (FY) 2012 has been reached. 

Nov. 22, 2011 was the final receipt date for new H-1B specialty occupation petitions requesting an employment start date in FY 2012 (Oct 1, 2011-Sept 30, 2012).  The statutory cap of 20,000 for the advance degree applicants was reached on October 19, 2011.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

What Is Section 245(i) of the Act?

What Is Section 245(i) of the Act?

Section 245(i) of the Act (8 U.S.C. 1255(i)) allows certain aliens with an immigrant visa immediately available to them to apply to adjust status upon payment of a $1,000 surcharge, even though the alien entered the United States without inspection or does not meet the maintenance of status and authorized employment requirements of section 245(c) of the Act (8 U.S.C. 1255(c)).

Saturday, November 12, 2011

H-1B visas may run out in December 2011 or January 2012

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reports that they are running out of new H-1B visas and they may soon be unavailable until October 2012, the start of the next fiscal year.