FY H-1B Cap Petitions May Be Filed as of April 1

FY H-1B Cap Petitions May Be Filed as of April 1

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that H-1B cap-subject petitions for fiscal year (FY) 2021, including those petitions eligible for the advanced degree exemption, may now be filed with USCIS if based on a valid selected registration.


A petitioner is only eligible to file an FY 2021 H-1B cap-subject petition if the employer electronically registered the beneficiary in the H-1B registration process and USCIS selected the registration submitted for the beneficiary through the random selection process.

The full announcement can be viewed here.