Texas Service Center to Begin Accepting Form I-129 for Certain H-1B Petitions

USCIS may change the below without public notice. You must check the USCIS.gov website for the most accurate and up-to-date service center locations for filing H-1B petitions (https://www.uscis.gov/i-129-addresses). The below is only current as of the date of this posting – 9/4/2019.     California Service Center Filings File Form I-129 with the CSC if the petitioner’s …

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USCIS Completes Data Entry of Fiscal Year 2020 H-1B Cap Subject Petitions

From USCIS.gov on 5/17/19. “USCIS has completed data entry for all fiscal year 2020 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in our computer-generated random selection process, including those selected under the U.S. advanced degree exemption. As in previous years, we will now begin returning all H-1B cap-subject petitions that we did not select and will issue an …

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USCIS Announces FY 2020 H-1B Cap Season Start, Updates, and Changes

Premium processing will be offered in a two-phased approach during the FY 2020 cap season so USCIS can best manage the premium processing requests without fully suspending it as in previous years.  The first phase will include FY 2020 cap-subject H-1B petitions requesting a change of status and the second phase will include all other …

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LCA Posting Field Assistance Bulletin – 3/15/19

Recently, WHD has seen a rise in the use of electronic notifications as workplaces increasingly provide their employees with documents by electronic means. This Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) reiterates an H-1B petitioner’s obligations when using electronic means to make the requisite notice to all affected employees.  This includes those who are employed by a third-party …

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USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for All H-1B Petitions

From USCIS.gov on 3/11/19. USCIS will resume premium processing on Tuesday, March 12, for all H-1B petitions. If you have received a request for evidence (RFE) for a pending petition, you should include the RFE response with the premium processing request. When an H-1B petitioner properly requests the agency’s premium processing service, USCIS guarantees a 15-day processing …

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