H-1b Lottery Numbers

The USCIS has released data that shows almost 800,000 registrations were submitted in the FY 2024 lottery for the 85,000 H-1b visas available. The numbers reflect a 15% selection rate. It was revealed that over 400,000 persons submitted multiple registrations. In what may be the understatement of the year, the USCIS indicated that the numbers… Continue reading H-1b Lottery Numbers

H-1b Cap Lottery Ends

The USCIS has announced that it has completed its selection process and all registrant records have been updated. Reports from immigration attorneys and large users indicate a very disappointing selection rate with most reporting under 15%. We expect that the USCIS will release final numbers in the near future. Filings can start April 1 and… Continue reading H-1b Cap Lottery Ends

Canada Takes Action Is the U.S. Listening ?

At a time when the U.S. is getting ready to tell thousands of international U.S. grads that they need to leave the U.S. as a result of not being chosen in the archaic H-1b lottery, Canada has announced the extension of work permits for its body of international graduates. Given the political climate in the… Continue reading Canada Takes Action Is the U.S. Listening ?

H-1b Lottery Details

The USCIS has officially announced that the H-1b lottery registration period will open at noon on March 1, 2023 and end at noon on March 17th. Don’t forget the HNM H-1b lottery webinar on Feb 7th.