10 Ways To Plan For The H-1B Cap Lottery

Law360, New York (December 16, 2015, 4:33 PM ET) — George Lester

Victoria Morte Attempting to secure the coveted H-1B status for their workers, employers across the United States filed a staggering 233,000 new H-1B petitions under the annual “cap” for FY 2016, nearly triple the number of H-1B visas available annually. The unprecedented number of filings meant that over half of all petitions were not selected in the lottery and rejected, leaving employers scrambling to come up with alternative immigration strategies for their specialty occupation workers. With the number of filings expected to continue to…

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