USCIS Conducts H-1B Lottery

On April 14, 2008, U.S. CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Services (USCIS) conducted its computer-generated random selection processes to select which H-1B petitions for fiscal yearCurrently, the twelve-month period...
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USCIS Receives Approximately 163,000 H-1B Visa Applications

U.S. CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today a preliminary number of nearly 163,000 H-1B petitions received during the filing period ending on April 7, 2008.  More than 31,200 of those...
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USCIS Announces FY 2009 H-1B Cap Has Been Reached

U.S. CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it has received enough H-1B petitions to meet the congressionally mandated cap for fiscal yearCurrently, the twelve-month period beginning...
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USCIS To Accept H-1B Applications Sent to Either Vermont or California Service Centers

USCIS announced that it will not reject an H-1B petition that is subject to the fiscal yearCurrently, the twelve-month period beginning October 1 and ending September 30. Historically, until 1831 and from 1843-49, the twelve-month period ending September 30 of the respective year; from 1832-42 and 1850-67, ending December 31 of the respective year; from 1868-1976, ending June 30 of the respective...
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DHS Extends OPT for Certain F-1 Students; Addresses F-1/H-1B Cap Gap Issue

The U.S. Department of Homeland SecurityThe mission of the DHSThe mission of the Department of Homeland Security -The many men and women who daily protect our borders and secure our country are committed to the safety of our homeland. DHS is now responsible for immigration and naturalizationThe conferring, by any means, of citizenship upon a person after birth.. Visit the DHS web site for more...
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