The US has acquired sufficient petitions wanted to achieve the Congressionally-mandated 65,000 H-1B visa cap for the fiscal yr 2021 and profitable candidates for probably the most sought-after work visa amongst overseas professionals, together with Indians, can be determined by a computerised draw of heaps.
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that permits the US corporations to make use of overseas staff in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical experience. The expertise corporations depend upon it to rent tens of hundreds of staff annually from international locations like India and China.
US Citizenship and Immigration Providers (USCIS) has mentioned it has acquired a adequate variety of petitions wanted to achieve the congressionally mandated 65,000 H-1B visa common cap and the 20,000 H-1B visa US superior diploma exemption, generally known as the grasp’s cap, for fiscal yr (FY) 2021.
Profitable candidates can be determined by a computerised draw of heaps.
We’ve got accomplished sending non-selection notifications to registrants’ on-line accounts, a media launch mentioned.
We’ll proceed to simply accept and course of petitions which might be in any other case exempt from the cap, it mentioned.
Petitions filed for present H-1B staff who’ve been counted beforehand towards the cap, and who nonetheless retain their cap quantity, are exempt from the FY 2021 H-1B cap.
The USCIS will proceed to simply accept and course of petitions filed to increase the period of time a present H-1B employee might stay within the US and alter the phrases of employment for present H-1B staff.
The Biden administration this month introduced that it was delaying the H-1B coverage of the earlier Trump administration on the allocation of the favored overseas work visas by persevering with with the lottery system till December 31, 2021, to present the immigration company extra time to develop, check and implement the modifications to the registration system.
On January 7, the US Citizenship and Immigration Providers (USCIS) introduced to eliminate the normal lottery system in deciding the profitable candidates for the H-1B visas.
The Trump-era rule was scheduled to enter impact on March 9.
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