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  • The H-1B Lottery Process Explained

    The H-1B program allows U.S. employers to sponsor foreign nationals for temporary employment in “specialty occupations.” Essentially, a “specialty occupation” is a role requiring at least a bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, in a field related to the U.S. position. Since the establishment of the H-1B program in 1990, Congress has set an annual cap […]
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  • Updates on the FY 2024 H-1B Lottery

    On March 27, 2023, USCIS announced it had received enough electronic registrations during the initial registration period to reach the fiscal year (FY) 2024 H-1B cap, including the advanced degree exemption (master’s cap). USCIS announced last week that it received a whopping 780,884 total registrations for the lottery. For context, last year USCIS received 483,927 […]
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